Paulo Rocha (film director)

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Paulo Rocha
Born(1935-12-22)22 December 1935
Oporto, Portugal
Died29 December 2012(2012-12-29) (aged 77)
OccupationFilm director, film writer

Paulo Soares da Rocha (22 December 1935 – 29 December 2012)[1] was a Portuguese film director. Among his best-known films are A Ilha dos Amores and O Rio do Ouro. A Ilha dos Amores was entered into the 1982 Cannes Film Festival,[2] O Desejado was entered into the main competition at the 44th edition of the Venice Film Festival,[3] and O Rio do Ouro was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Festival.[4]

Filmography as director[edit]

  • Os Verdes Anos (1963)
  • Mudar de Vida (1966)
  • Sever do Vouga... Uma Experiência (1971)
  • A Pousada das Chagas (1972)
  • A Ilha dos Amores (1982)
  • O Desejado (1988)
  • "Cinéma, de Notre Temps": Oliveira - L'Architecte (1993)
  • Portugaru San - O Sr. Portugal em Tokushima (1993)
  • Camões - Tanta Guerra, Tanto Engano (1998)
  • O Rio do Ouro (1998)
  • A Raiz do Coração (2000)
  • As Sereias (2001)
  • Vanitas (2004)
  • Se Eu Fosse Ladrão, Roubava (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portuguese director Paulo Rocha dies aged 77 - Photos - BULGARIAN NEWS AGENCY". Bta.bg. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: A Ilha dos Amores". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-06-08.
  3. ^ Aa. Vv. Variety Film Reviews, Volume 20. Garland Pub., 1988.
  4. ^ "Festival de Cannes: River of Gold". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-03.

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