Sostiene Pereira

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Sostiene Pereira
Sostiene Pereira.jpg
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Produced by Franco Committeri
Written by Roberto Faenza
Sergio Vecchio
Starring Marcello Mastroianni
Joaquim de Almeida
Daniel Auteuil
Nicoletta Braschi
Stefano Dionisi
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Blasco Giurato
Edited by Ruggero Mastroianni
Release date
March 22, 1996 (Portugal)
July 3, 1996 (France)
Running time
104 Min
Country Italy
Language Italian

Sostiene Pereira (Pereira prétend in French, Afirma Pereira in European Portuguese . Páginas da revolução in Brazilian Portuguese) is a 1995 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Faenza.[1][2] It is based on Antonio Tabucchi's novel Sostiene Pereira.

Marcello Mastroianni won the David di Donatello as Best Actor.


In Lisbon, during the António de Oliveira Salazar's Estado Novo dictatorship, Pereira (Marcello Mastroianni), a journalist who works in the culture section of a newspaper, discovers the real dark side of the regime when he meets and helps an anti-fascist young man, Monteiro Rossi (Stefano Dionisi).



  1. ^ Release information – Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence. "NY Times: Sostiene Pereira". NY Retrieved 2009-04-02. 

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