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Al Berto DVD

Gay-themed Portuguese drama centred on the life of poet Al Berto (Ricardo Teixeira).In 1975, Al Berto returns to his native Portugal after spending several years in Brussels, training as an artist.He quickly settles in a mansion that was taken from his family during the revolution and ingratiates himself with members of the local artistic community who come to stay with him.Amongst them is João Maria (José Pimentão) who becomes hi..

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Arabian Nights DVD

Three-part drama from film-maker Miguel Gomes in which he reinvents the 'One Thousand and One Nights' stories and sets them in modern-day Portugal. In 'Volume 1 - The Restless One', playing himself, Gomes is wrought with anguish at the destruction of Portuguese industry as a result of economic sanctions and austerity in 2013. His wife, the Arabian Queen Scheherazade (Crista Alfaiate), tries to comfort him and save herself by telling him..

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Aya Arcos DVD

Fabio is a 21 year old hustler working the heady streets of Rio when he meets Edu, a successful author. They soon embark on a passionate and wild relationship. But whilst Fabio is sexually adventurous and carefree, Edu has demons to face, and finds emotional connections difficult. Together they must try to navigate a path together- can they really live for the moment, or will the crushing realities of life crush them completely?..

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Black Orpheus - Criterion Collection Blu-Ray

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. With its eye-popping photography and ravishing, epochal soundtrack, Black Orpheus was a cultural event, and it kicked off the bossa nova craze that set hi-fis across America..

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Carandiru DVD

from the award-winning director of Pixote & Kiss of the Spider Woman. Murderers, rapists, stool pigeons , drug addicts. They were the feared ones, the criminals who really ran Carandiru, Brazil's largest correctional facility: Ebony, an honorable thief and respected leader; Highness, a smooth operator with two families to support; Ezequiel, an ex-surfer turned crack addict; Dagger, a brutal killer with God on his side. They were among t..

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Eccentricities Of A Blonde Haired Girl DVD

This latest gem from the great Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira deals with the perils of desire. In taking a very 19th Century story by the novelist Eca de Queiroz and setting it without alteration in the present day, Oliveria is able to play with narrative convention to produce a film of delicious irony. Macario falls for the blonde waving her fan in the window opposite, gains and loses fortunes in her pursuit, but to late discov..

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Mysteries Of Lisbon DVD

This epic retelling of the novel by Camilo Castelo Branco has been widely hailed as the summation of Ruiz' career. Mysteries of Lisbon plunges us into a whirlwind of adventures, coincidences and revelations, violent passions, vengeance, and love affairs, in a story that moves from 19th century Portugal to France. The characters are all linked to the destiny of Pedro da Silva, orphan in a boarding school: Father Dinis, a descendent of li..

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Sunburn DVD

Portuguese gay-themed drama. Four friends, who have left Lisbon to spend the weekend in a remote villa in the south of the country, have their idyllic getaway interrupted by the imminent arrival of an old friend, who moved abroad ten years ago and shares a romantic past with each of the foursome. His return causes old tensions to rise to the surface and forces the group to examine their current relationships with one another...

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Tabu Blu-Ray

One of the most critically acclaimed films of the year, Tabu is a diptych starting off in present day Lisbon where Teresa Madruga gives a luminous performance as Pilar, a woman concerned about her neighbour Aurora's eccentricities. Finally Pilar meets Gian Luca, a figure from Aurora's past. He starts his story and the film jumps back in time to colonial Africa, where he and Aurora had a passionate love-affair. This second part is made a..

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Tabu DVD

One of the most critically acclaimed films of the year, Tabu is a diptych starting off in present day Lisbon where Teresa Madruga gives a luminous performance as Pilar, a woman concerned about her neighbour Aurora's eccentricities. Finally Pilar meets Gian Luca, a figure from Aurora's past. He starts his story and the film jumps back in time to colonial Africa, where he and Aurora had a passionate love-affair. This second part is made a..

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The Ornithologist DVD

Paul Hamy stars in this drama from Portuguese film-maker Jo¦o Pedro Rodrigues. Ornithologist Fernando (Hamy) is travelling through remote, northern Portugal in search of black storks when his kayak capsizes and breaks in rapids and he is washed ashore where he is found unconscious by Chinese Catholic pilgrims Fei (Han Wen) and Ling (Chan Suan). The pair take him into the nearby forest and tie him up but after escaping Fernando discovers..

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The Two Deaths Of Quincas Wateryell Blu-Ray

One morning, Quincas Wateryell doesn't wake up after yet another night of partying in the sleazy bars and brothels of Brazil's Bahia. When the news of his death reaches his four best drinking buddies they decide to give Quincas the send off he deserves by taking his body on one last phenomenal tour of his favourite spots. With family members and the police hot on their tails, chaos and unforeseen consequences ensue in this riotous black..

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