For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

Manoel de Oliveira

Person

Who is Manoel de Oliveira?

Manoel de Oliveira: Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira GCSE, GCIH is a Portuguese film director and screenwriter born in Cedofeita, Porto. He first began making films in 1927, when he and some friends attempted to make a film about World War I. In 1931 he completed his first film Douro, Faina Fluvial, a documentary about his home city Porto made in the city symphony genre. He made his feature film debut in 1942 with Aniki-Bóbó and continued to make shorts and documentaries for the next 30 years, gaining a minimal amount of recognition without being considered a major world film director. Among the numerous factors that prevented Oliveira from making more films during this time period were the political situation in Portugal, family obligations and money.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Manoel de Oliveira

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Director: Manoel de Oliveira. Producer: Paulo Branco. Screenwriter: Manoel de Oliveira. Cinematographer: Renato Berta. Music: Emmanuel Nunes. Editor: Valérie Loiseleux. Cast: Marcello Mastroianni (Manoel), Leonor Silveira (Judite), ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1899)

deAssis Brasil Envoy Extraordinary <fe Minister Plenipotentiary " Senhor Manoel de Oliveira Lima.

Google previewA Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)

by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell

Iohnson, Randal Manoel De Oliveira (2007). Mira Nouselles, Alberto The Cinema of Spain and Portugal (2005). post-classical Hollywood ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

W: John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve, Luis Miguel Cintra D: Manoel de Oliveira "an exceedingly odd morality ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Piotr Manuel de Mello, Dom Francisco Momes, Francisco de Nascimento, Francisco Manoel de Oliveira Martins, Joaquim Pedro de Osorio Jeronymo Pina., Èuy de Quental, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Manoel de Oliveira

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photo about Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira: the oldest working film director

Photo credit: Godric Hufflepuff

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Manoel de Oliveira to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary