Portuguese Playwright

Nicolau Breyner

  • Jul 30, 1940 - Mar 14, 2016 (age 75)
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2017
A Ilha dos Cães
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MovieFeb 25, 2017

A Ilha dos Cães

Two Angola, the colonial and the contemporary, spaced 60 …
Two Angola, the colonial and the contemporary, spaced 60 years, share the curse of a mysterious island. In the past, the epicenter of the tragedy is an evil fortress, tomb of revolutionaries deported from the mainland. In the present, the building of a luxurious resort awakens the relentless jaw of justice. Soon after, workmen lacerated dead bodies, begin to appear. The horror spreads rapidly. Pedro Mbala is sent to the island to solve the problem. His target is a pack of stray dogs.
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2016
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
MovieMay 30, 2016

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

Before Dawn charts the …
Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" toward the events in war torn Europe, and his search for a new home.
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Nicolau Breyner
PersonalMarch 2016

Nicolau Breyner

Nicolau Breyner passed away.
2014
Os Gatos Não Têm Vertigens
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MovieSep 25, 2014

Os Gatos Não Têm Vertigens

An 18 year old boy with a …
An 18 year old boy with a complicated life starts a criminal career but ends up on a rooftop of Lisbon. On the apartment below lives a recently widowed, lonely old lady. Against all odds and her family's will, they become each others best company.
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2013
7 Pecados Rurais
MovieNov 21, 2013

7 Pecados Rurais

The annual festival of Curral de Moinas is ready. Quim and …
The annual festival of Curral de Moinas is ready. Quim and Zé are eager to meet their Lisbon cousins and have a party without limits. But God decides to interfere with their plans and give those two sinners a true moral lesson.
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Night Train to Lisbon
MovieFeb 13, 2013

Night Train to Lisbon

The story follows Swiss …
The story follows Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons), who, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine, and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
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2012
Orfã do Passado
MovieAug 19, 2012

Orfã do Passado

Orfã do Passado released.
A Teia de Gelo
MovieMay 3, 2012

A Teia de Gelo

Jorge, an ambitious young computer worker, diverts a …
Jorge, an ambitious young computer worker, diverts a large amount of money from the company where he works for his personal account. When his boss discovers threatens to kill him, if he does not receive the money back.
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2010
Beauty and the Paparazzo
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MovieJan 28, 2010

Beauty and the Paparazzo

Telenovela star Mariana is …
Telenovela star Mariana is on the verge of a nervous breakdown: shooting is not going smoothly, her popularity is waning, and she is forever being hounded by paparazzi. Frustrated, Mariana can't find out who is responsible for these invasions of her privacy. It is the feared 'Paparazzo' Gabriela Santos, who's real name is Juan. One day, Juan and Mariana meet by chance and fall in love. Now Juan must do everything he can to prevent Mariana from discovering his true identity.
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2009
Duas Mulheres
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MovieNov 9, 2009

Duas Mulheres

A psychiatrist married to a financial executive is intrigued by a …
A psychiatrist married to a financial executive is intrigued by a young call girl prone to panic attacks and they begin circling each other.
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O Último Condenado à Morte
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MovieMay 28, 2009

O Último Condenado à Morte

The story about the last man …
The story about the last man to be sentenced to death in Portugal.
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Budapest
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MovieMay 14, 2009

Budapest

José Costa is a Brazilian ghost writer. Returning from a …
José Costa is a Brazilian ghost writer. Returning from a ghost writers convention his airplane is rerouted to Budapest. His life is also rerouted when he meets Krista and with her help, learns "the only language in the world which, according to the tongue-wagers, the devil respects".
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Second Life
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MovieJan 21, 2009

Second Life

Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, …
Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for, but, on that night, he will end up dead, on his swimming pool. From that moment on, a dead Nicholas wonders how his life would be if he had made a different choice, ten years ago. We then follow two stories: on one hand the police, trying to solve the mystery of Nicholas' death and on the other, Nicholas himself, living a different life. A second life.
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El Contrato
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MovieJan 15, 2009

El Contrato

Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the …
Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the major mobster of the Iberian Peninsula, but nothing is what it seems.
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2008
The Art of Stealing
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MovieNov 1, 2008

The Art of Stealing

Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable …
Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess.
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2007
Corrupção
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MovieNov 1, 2007

Corrupção

A crime drama based on the life of a woman who lived for years …
A crime drama based on the life of a woman who lived for years with a man that was the head of a corruption network in the Portuguese football world.
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Atrás das Nuvens
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MovieMay 31, 2007

Atrás das Nuvens

Nine-year-old Paulo stumbles upon a photograph of Miguel, the …
Nine-year-old Paulo stumbles upon a photograph of Miguel, the grandfather he never met, sets out to track him down and eventually meets him, at which point the magic begins.
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O Mistério da Estrada de Sintra
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MovieMay 3, 2007

O Mistério da Estrada de Sintra

Summer of 1870. Two …
Summer of 1870. Two writers, Eça de Queiroz and Ramalho Ortigão, decide to write a four-handed whodunit for the daily "Diário de Notícias". Could it be that the story they wrote as fiction is based on a real case? This question fuels the conflict between the two writers and drives them to a nearly fatal duel. Lisbon is in commotion. One crime follows another in a story in which love is stronger than tradition. Everything happens at frenzied pace, as in a game.
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2006
Regresso a Casa
MovieDec 18, 2006

Regresso a Casa

Regresso a Casa released.
Mafalda Bessa
MarriageJune 2006

Mafalda Bessa

Mafalda Bessa was born on February 16, 1968 in …
Mafalda Bessa was born on February 16, 1968 in Mozambique as Mafalda Gomes de Amorim Bessa. She is a producer and actress, known for Os Compadres (2011), A Teia de Gelo (2012) and Os Homens da Segurança (1988). She has been married to Nicolau Breyner since June 24, 2006. She was previously married to Pedro de Aragão Morais Teotónio Pereira.
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2005
Por Favor 2006
MovieDec 31, 2005

Por Favor 2006

Por Favor 2006 released.
O Crime do Padre Amaro
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MovieOct 27, 2005

O Crime do Padre Amaro

An young priest commits a …
An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.
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2004
Kiss Me
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MovieNov 4, 2004

Kiss Me

This movie bring us a story about a woman named Laura (Marisa …
This movie bring us a story about a woman named Laura (Marisa Cruz) that lives in a small portuguese town during the 50's. Tired of living in such a small town she travells to a bigger town, in wich she'll have the opportunity to feel free.
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2003
Os Imortais
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MovieNov 5, 2003

Os Imortais

Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" …
Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" ("The Immortals"), get together with four women to celebrate their war deeds and remember the old days, back in the war. On ...
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Morangos com Açúcar
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TV ShowAug 30, 2003

Morangos com Açúcar

Morangos com Açúcar (lit. Strawberries with Sugar; …
Morangos com Açúcar (lit. Strawberries with Sugar; distributed internationally as Sweet Strawberries) was a Portuguese teen drama. It was broadcast daily on the Portuguese TV station TVI between 30 August 2003 to 15 September 2012.The Portuguese show has also been broadcast in Angola, Syria, Brazil, Romania and Galicia.
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2000
Lourdes
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MovieMay 29, 2000

Lourdes

The young, sickly girl Bernadette comes from a poverty …
The young, sickly girl Bernadette comes from a poverty-stricken family. When the Virgin Mary appears to her in a cavern near Lourdes, no one takes the girl seriously, even when she digs up ...
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1999
Inferno
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MovieDec 24, 1999

Inferno

Ten men,ten brothers in arms who fought together in the …
Ten men,ten brothers in arms who fought together in the Portuguese Colony of Angola during the colonial war,gather together every year to dinner and remember those brave times of war...this...
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Jaime
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MovieMar 30, 1999

Jaime

A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and …
A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's stolen motorcycle back everything will be fine again, so he sets out to get enough money to buy his father a new one.
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1996
Sofia Sá da Bandeira
MarriageOctober 1996

Sofia Sá da Bandeira

Sofia Sá da Bandeira was born on June 22, 1964 in Lisbon, …
Sofia Sá da Bandeira was born on June 22, 1964 in Lisbon, Portugal as Sofia de Freitas Branco de Sá da Bandeira. She is an actress, known for Amor Maior (2016), Laços de Sangue (2010) and Vila Faia (2008).
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1995
Sostiene Pereira
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MovieApr 6, 1995

Sostiene Pereira

Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the …
Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the Lisboa, an unaffiliated evening paper. There is civil war in Spain and the fascists are in power in Portugal, but he concerns himself only with his work (writing biographies of famous writers and translating French novels) and ignores what is going on around him. He hires Monteiro Rossi, an idealistic young man in love with a beautiful communist, as an assistant. He reluctantly helps them when they begin to get into trouble due to subversive activities. Eventually events force him to take a stand.
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1993
O Fio do Horizonte
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MovieNov 24, 1993

O Fio do Horizonte

Spino, a 50-year-old pathologist, works at the city morgue. …
Spino, a 50-year-old pathologist, works at the city morgue. One night, he receives the unidentified body of a murdered young man to perform the autopsy. But Spino seems to recognize the body... himself, 30 years younger. He decides to start his own investigation leading him to a labyrinth of dead-ends.
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1992
Adeus Princesa
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MovieMay 1, 1992

Adeus Princesa

Mitó lives in a small village and is the son of the local Comunist …
Mitó lives in a small village and is the son of the local Comunist Party leader, she is 18 years-old and is about to graduate from the high-school she must attend at Beja - the nearest town. News that she killed her German boyfriend, at 4 a.m. on a desert road, do not excite much the editor of a Lisbon newspaper. He sends in a tyro reporter, Joaquim Peixoto, just in case. The young man, already considered hopless in his profession, will uncover more than a sex scandal to be used for political purposes.
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1988
Daqui Fala o Morto
MovieDec 9, 1988

Daqui Fala o Morto

Daqui Fala o Morto released.
1985
Entrada de Portugal na CEE
MovieJun 12, 1985

Entrada de Portugal na CEE

Entrada de Portugal na CEE released.
1983
Era uma Vez 83
MovieDec 31, 1983

Era uma Vez 83

Era uma Vez 83 released.
1982
A Vida É Bela?!
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MovieFeb 19, 1982

A Vida É Bela?!

Hipólito is a self-made man, who went up in life in devious …
Hipólito is a self-made man, who went up in life in devious ways, and used for profit the social turmoil when Portugal changed from a monarchy into a republic, and then to a military regime. Finally, he is forced into exile. Back in 1935 to family, friends, and lovers, he is in a mix-mesh of lies, and scheming, again.
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1980
A Flor e a Vida
MovieOct 1, 1980

A Flor e a Vida

A Flor e a Vida released.
1977
Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun
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MovieMar 10, 1977

Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun

16-year-old Maria is forced …
16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and told that it's all a bad dream. She writes a letter to God, and a Knight rescues her, only to fall into the hands of the Inquisition, put on the rack, and condemned to death like Joan of Arc.
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1976
O Princípio da Sabedoria
MovieNov 1, 1976

O Princípio da Sabedoria

O Princípio da Sabedoria released.
1971
A Vida do Grande D. Quixote
MovieMar 18, 1971

A Vida do Grande D. Quixote

A Vida do Grande D. Quixote released.
1970
O Destino Marca a Hora
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MovieFeb 11, 1970

O Destino Marca a Hora

A famous singer conducts …
A famous singer conducts two relationships at once, with a businesswoman and her secretary. He marries the woman, has children from both, and all goes well for him until one fateful day, when his two sons come to know that he is parent of both, at school.
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1969
O Diabo Era Outro
MovieNov 5, 1969

O Diabo Era Outro

Rui, a young musician, is writing poems for the vaudeville …
Rui, a young musician, is writing poems for the vaudeville company.
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1967
Diaper Trouble
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MovieSep 21, 1967

Diaper Trouble

António, a single man, leaves town for a singing tour, and finds a …
António, a single man, leaves town for a singing tour, and finds a in his car. He decides to take care of the baby with the help of his friend Madalena - and get in trouble when the ...
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1965
The Secret of My Success
MovieSep 29, 1965

The Secret of My Success

Fast climbing Arthur Tate …
Fast climbing Arthur Tate rose to his fame, wealth and respectability quickly from a beginning as a naive constable His rise was also due to 3 women: dressmaker Violet Lawson, Lily, the Baroness von Lukenberg, and movie producer Marigold Marado, His rise was also due to Mrs. Tate, who always seemed to have an extra bit of information which would make her suggest to the people that her son Arthur be provided a position where he could do more good. Perhaps Mrs. Tate had a grander plan for herself.
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A Menina Feia
MovieMar 6, 1965

A Menina Feia

A Menina Feia released.
1964
Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca
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MovieJan 2, 1964

Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca

Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca released.
1963
O Parque das Ilusões
MovieMar 8, 1963

O Parque das Ilusões

O Parque das Ilusões released.
1962
O Milionário
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MovieSep 7, 1962

O Milionário

A sentimental comedy about toothpicks. A man makes …
A sentimental comedy about toothpicks. A man makes and exchanges toothpicks for numerous products as he ignores money. He is called "The millionaire" and goes through the city, walking, meeting friends, Carlitos, the newspaper seller, and Celeste the lemon seller and living an innocent life, in contrast with the city, filled with traps.
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Dom Roberto
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MovieMay 30, 1962

Dom Roberto

João Barbela is poor man who lives out of charity - what coins the …
João Barbela is poor man who lives out of charity - what coins the people of Lisbon's popular districts give him as 'pay' for his puppeteering work. For the kids, he is like a king, Dom ...
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1961
Raça
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MovieApr 17, 1961

Raça

Raça released.
1940
Nicolau Breyner
BirthJuly 1940

Nicolau Breyner

Nicolau Breyner was born.
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