Miguel Gomes

Miguel Gomes (born 1972, Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese film director. He studied Cinema at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC). Gomes worked as a film critic in the Portuguese press and published several articles related to the theory of Cinema. He trained at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema(Superior School of Theatre and Film Lisbon), Miguel Gomes worked initially as a film critic and author of theoretical writings on cinema. Some of his films have crossed the borders of Portugal: "The Face You Deserve"(2004), "Our Beloved Month of August"(2008), "Tabu"(2012). In "Tabu", Miguel Gomes 'delivers a brilliantly poetic look at Portuguese Colonialism'.... Winner of the Alfred Bauer Prize for Artistic Innovation and the FIPRESCI Jury Prize at the Berlinale. The Film uses a version of the song Be My Baby as a motive and also linking the two parts of the film: 'After Paradise' and 'Paradise'.

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