A fine work of anthropology, examining the sustaining rituals and culture of small town Portugal and the stresses that economic hardship and emigration exert.
TabuAcclaimed director Miguel Gomes returns with a sumptuous, eccentric two-part tale centered on Aurora, shown first as an impulsive, cantankerous elderly woman in present-day Lisbon. When Aurora is hospitalized, she sends her neighbor, Pilar, to pass word of her grave condition to Gian Luca, a man...Watch Movie
Our Beloved Month of AugustIn the heart of Portugal, amid the mountains, the month of August is abuzz with people and activity. Emigrants return home, set off fireworks, fight fires, sing karaoke, hurl themselves from bridges, hunt wild boar, drink beer and make babies. OUR BELOVED MONTH OF AUGUST is an...Watch Movie
TABU: I confess that simply looking at the image of the crocodile on the title page did nothing to interest me in this film. However, from the moment the films...