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Isabel Ruth

  • Apr 06, 1940 (age 79)
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2019
Ordem Moral
MovieNov 1, 2019

Ordem Moral

In 1918, Maria Adelaide Coelho da Cunha, heiress and owner of …
In 1918, Maria Adelaide Coelho da Cunha, heiress and owner of the Diário de Notícias, leaves the social, cultural and family luxury in which she lives to escape with a petty chauffeur, 26 years younger.
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Portugal Não Está à Venda
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MovieFeb 21, 2019

Portugal Não Está à Venda

Portugal Não Está à Venda released.
2018
O Sapo e a Rapariga
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TV ShowApr 27, 2018

O Sapo e a Rapariga

O Sapo e a Rapariga released.
Raiva
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MovieApr 22, 2018

Raiva

A beautiful and intense visual story about hunger, misery and …
A beautiful and intense visual story about hunger, misery and exploitation in southern Portugal in the 1950's and about the growing rage and strength building up upon people. The Alentejo planes and the night smuggling scenes are beautifully shot on black and white.
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2016
Weil ich dich liebe
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MovieFeb 23, 2016

Weil ich dich liebe

Weil ich dich liebe released.
2013
Versailles
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MovieJul 12, 2013

Versailles

An elderly woman in a wheelchair and a hormone driven …
An elderly woman in a wheelchair and a hormone driven teenage boy arrive to a beach cabin where, through rare moments of lucidity, she will persuade him to kill her.
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2012
Morte dos Tolos
MovieDec 27, 2012

Morte dos Tolos

Morte dos Tolos released.
A Woman's Revenge
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MovieJan 31, 2012

A Woman's Revenge

Roberto is a dandy!An unmoved, inscrutable and thus …
Roberto is a dandy!An unmoved, inscrutable and thus enigmatic man. He enjoys the aristocratic amusement of astonishment.Women, whom he knows full well in all sorts of styles and races, can no longer surprise him.The truth is that Roberto feels the intimate tedium of those who have exhausted all the delights and pleasures of this life.Yet... One evening,he is intrigued by a woman who reminds him of someone.That night, of descent into heaven and rising to hell, this woman discloses the peculiarity of the life that has become hers.And amidst the terrible overwhelming, Roberto witnesses the sublime horror into which that woman has dropped.He leaves closed within himself,unsettled by the glimpse of a certain love that,after all,he never has lived.
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2011
Journey to Portugal
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MovieMay 8, 2011

Journey to Portugal

Maria, a Ukrainian doctor, comes to Portugal to spend a year in …
Maria, a Ukrainian doctor, comes to Portugal to spend a year in with her husband, also a doctor. She is approached by agents of the Immigration Services that take her to an interrogation room, without any explanation. All this occurs because the authorities have the suspicious that something illegal must be behind their trip, since she is from Eastern Europe and her husband is Senegalese.
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E o Tempo Passa
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MovieMar 10, 2011

E o Tempo Passa

E o Tempo Passa released.
2010
Amor Cego
MovieDec 1, 2010

Amor Cego

Amor Cego released.
The Strange Case of Angelica
MovieMay 13, 2010

The Strange Case of Angelica

A magical tale about a young …
A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously passed away. Arriving at their estate, Isaac is struck by Angelica's beauty, but when he looks through his lens, something strange happens - the young woman appears to come to life. From that moment, Isaac will be haunted by Angelica day and night.
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2007
Nadine
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MovieOct 1, 2007

Nadine

Nadine (Halina Reijn) is a career woman: successful, …
Nadine (Halina Reijn) is a career woman: successful, independent and ambitious. But, she's single, just over forty years old and still childless. Inside her body, the biological clock is ...
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2005
Magic Mirror
MovieSep 1, 2005

Magic Mirror

Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to …
Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to serve in the home of wealthy Alfreda. He was surprised when she told him that her greatest desire was to see the Virgin Mary. Now comes this rich land owner with her sublime pretensions. Isn't it enough for her to have an Aston Martin and a Jaguar in the garage and ten different dresses per season? It was all professor Heschel's fault. Or someone else's. Anyway, to go beyond the promise is heresy. Alfreda said that she wouldn't rest until she saw the Virgin and made her some questions. Filipe Quinta, the Forger, says he has a solution. Meanwhile, Bahia, her husband, listens do music.
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2004
Adriana
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MovieNov 26, 2004

Adriana

Adriana looks for a man who do beget a child and thus …
Adriana looks for a man who do beget a child and thus ensure the seed on the island she lives with her father.
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Vanitas
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MovieNov 18, 2004

Vanitas

Vanitas released.
El coche de pedales
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MovieJan 16, 2004

El coche de pedales

Nine-year old Pablita sees a pedal push car in a store window …
Nine-year old Pablita sees a pedal push car in a store window and his desperate attempts to get it causes his parents to go through all kinds of lies and trickery hoping that this will change his mind--but it didn't.
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2002
The Uncertainty Principle
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MovieMay 17, 2002

The Uncertainty Principle

Having lost her place among …
Having lost her place among the social elite, a widow remarries and starts a family.
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O Delfim
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MovieApr 19, 2002

O Delfim

Based on José Cardoso Pires' novel, O Delfim shows a …
Based on José Cardoso Pires' novel, O Delfim shows a rotten country, full of feudal lords who dominate its territory with dictatorship. One of them is Tomás da Palma Bravo, also known as O Delfim.
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2001
Rasganço
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MovieNov 30, 2001

Rasganço

A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in …
A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in broad daylight.
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I'm Going Home
MovieMay 13, 2001

I'm Going Home

The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert …
The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to go on with his lifelong acting career like he's used to. But the roles he is offered -- a flashy TV show and a hectic last-minute replacement in an English-language film of Joyce's Ulysses -- finally convince him that it's time to retire.
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L'homme des foules
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MovieMar 29, 2001

L'homme des foules

Paul Markovic suffers from Stendhal syndrome. It is to …
Paul Markovic suffers from Stendhal syndrome. It is to Dr.Giordano that he tells his monstrous secret.
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2000
Aniversário
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MovieOct 19, 2000

Aniversário

The anniversary, celebrating the thirty years of the marriage of …
The anniversary, celebrating the thirty years of the marriage of Francisco and Leonor Teixeira, celebrated on their family farm. It is time to party and everyone party with the Teixeira's. ...
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Noites
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MovieSep 4, 2000

Noites

Noites released.
Peixe-Lua
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MovieAug 29, 2000

Peixe-Lua

Peixe-Lua released.
A Raiz do Coração
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MovieAug 7, 2000

A Raiz do Coração

A Raiz do Coração released.
1999
Appassionate
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MovieSep 3, 1999

Appassionate

This musical drama follows a diverse group of people …
This musical drama follows a diverse group of people brought together in a city in Italy.
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Trois ponts sur la rivière
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MovieApr 7, 1999

Trois ponts sur la rivière

The life of Arthur, a professor …
The life of Arthur, a professor living in Paris, changes when Frank comes to live on the same floor of the building where he is residing.
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1998
The Mutants
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MovieMay 21, 1998

The Mutants

Three homeless teenage rejects struggle to survive together. …
Three homeless teenage rejects struggle to survive together. Of them, Andreia is pregnant, while Pedro and Ricardo hustle, steal and are exploited by a pornographer.
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Anxiety
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MovieMay 19, 1998

Anxiety

Anxiety (Portuguese: Inquietude) is a 1998 Portuguese drama …
Anxiety (Portuguese: Inquietude) is a 1998 Portuguese drama film directed by Manoel de Oliveira. It was screened out of competition at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 71st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
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River of Gold
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MovieMay 18, 1998

River of Gold

River of Gold (Portuguese: O Rio do Ouro) is a 1998 …
River of Gold (Portuguese: O Rio do Ouro) is a 1998 Portuguese drama film directed by Paulo Rocha. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
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1997
Ossos
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MovieSep 2, 1997

Ossos

Estrela d'Africa, a Creole neighborhood bordering …
Estrela d'Africa, a Creole neighborhood bordering Lisbon. A small child, a few days old, will survive several deaths. Tina, his young mother, takes him in his arms and opens the gas. Saved by his father, he sleeps in the street and drinks the milk of charity. Twice, he will be almost sold, by too much despair, too much love, for nothing. But Tina does not forget and her neighborhood sisters will want to avenge her.
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Voyage to the Beginning of the World
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MovieMay 5, 1997

Voyage to the Beginning of the World

Manoel is aging film director …
Manoel is aging film director who travels with the film crew through Portugal in search of the origins of Afonso, a famous French actor whose father emigrated from Portugal to France and in process remembers his own youth.
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1996
A Fachada
MovieMar 12, 1996

A Fachada

A Fachada released.
1994
A Caixa
MovieNov 18, 1994

A Caixa

Stories of various individuals living in a poor district of Lisbon …
Stories of various individuals living in a poor district of Lisbon are intertwined with the sad life of a blind street vendor whose only means of support is his elm box.
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Três Irmãos
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MovieSep 16, 1994

Três Irmãos

Lisboa, Portugal, mid-1990s. Three brothers, a young woman …
Lisboa, Portugal, mid-1990s. Three brothers, a young woman and two young men, are living together, careless of the future, or even the present. They love each other, but one day they go separate ways. When Maria does need help, the three brothers will join again - but a trifle too late.
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1993
Abraham's Valley
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MovieSep 1, 1993

Abraham's Valley

Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that …
Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to sleep in a separate room, to avoid waking Ema when he has to return late at night. With time she begins to feel unhappy about her marriage so, with all the freedom she has, she takes a lover.
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1992
Maigret
TV ShowFeb 11, 1992

Maigret

Maigret is a British television series that ran on ITV for twelve …
Maigret is a British television series that ran on ITV for twelve episodes in 1992 and 1993. It was an adaptation of the books by Georges Simenon featuring his fictional French detective Jules Maigret. Airing in two seasons, each of the episodes was based on a single book. The series covered only 12 of Georges Simenon's 75 novels and 28 short stories about the detective.
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1991
Malvadez
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MovieJul 6, 1991

Malvadez

Malvadez released.
Alex
MovieFeb 16, 1991

Alex

The story of a child who faces the emptiness that surrounds the …
The story of a child who faces the emptiness that surrounds the figure of his parents, disappeared in Africa.
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1989
Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale
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MovieNov 5, 1989

Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale

On the run from a couple of …
On the run from a couple of hit-men, young Johnny Fortune escapes from a life in basement poolrooms to become a dancing bear with the strangest Punch and Judy man in the business.
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1988
Hard Times
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MovieAug 29, 1988

Hard Times

A film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel "Hard Times" …
A film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel "Hard Times" set in a Portuguese industrial town of the 1980s.
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1987
The Jester
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MovieOct 31, 1987

The Jester

Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the …
Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the simultaneous loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa, the story concerns a director who sells guns to finance his play.
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O Desejado
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MovieSep 1, 1987

O Desejado

João is the spiritual heir (the term he prefers to bastard) of …
João is the spiritual heir (the term he prefers to bastard) of Manuel Brandão, his dying godfather, and at the same time the political leader of a small party of a disintegrating governmental coalition.
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1981
Conversa Acabada
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MovieSep 18, 1981

Conversa Acabada

The film was to be a documentary, but evolved during …
The film was to be a documentary, but evolved during production to a fictional film. It nevertheless adheres strictly to the poems and letters exchanged by two of the most outstanding names of the Modernist Movement, Fernando Pessoa (in Lisbon) and Mário de Sá-Carneiro (in Paris). Their endless conversation was dramatically and suddenly terminated.
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1966
Mudar de Vida
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MovieSep 10, 1966

Mudar de Vida

After a stint in the army fighting in Angola, a soldier comes …
After a stint in the army fighting in Angola, a soldier comes home to find his sweetheart has married his brother. He makes advances towards his sister-in-law, but she turns him down. Discouraged, the man meets a new girlfriend who vows to escape the town's crushing poverty even if she has to steal. The two begin a relationship but the film does not indicate what their future may hold.
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Domingo à Tarde
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MovieApr 13, 1966

Domingo à Tarde

Life is no bed of roses for Jorge. Agreed, he has a privileged …
Life is no bed of roses for Jorge. Agreed, he has a privileged social status: not only is he a doctor but he is the head of the Hematology department at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology. But oncology means cancer and cancer is too often synonymous with death. Life is all the more bitter as Jorge once fell in love with one of his patients, Clarisse, who had been diagnosed with advanced leukemia. Clarisse and Jorge had experienced a brief period of happiness, but with a sword of Damocles hanging over it. Unfortunately Death won the game: Clarisse died despite Jorge's efforts. And now, disillusioned and depressed, he goes on with his work, aware that he will never be able to vanquish the Grim Reaper.
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1963
Os Verdes Anos
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MovieNov 29, 1963

Os Verdes Anos

Julio, aged nineteen, has just left the provinces to settle down …
Julio, aged nineteen, has just left the provinces to settle down in the outskirts of Lisbon. He lives there in a poor area with his uncle Afonso and starts working as an apprentice ...
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João D'Ávila
Marriage1963

João D'Ávila

João D'Ávila was born on July 25, 1934 in Lisbon, Portugal. He …
João D'Ávila was born on July 25, 1934 in Lisbon, Portugal. He is known for his work on O Mistério da Boca do Inferno (1989), Iratan e Iracema (1987) and Operation Autumn (2012).
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1940
Isabel Ruth
BirthApril 1940

Isabel Ruth

Isabel Ruth was born.
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