Portugal

Diamantino

Diamantino

Diamantino
IMDb: 6.4
96 min

A disgraced soccer star seeks redemption but is exploited by a variety of causes hoping to capitalize on his celebrity.

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Carga

Carga

Carga
IMDb: 5.2
113 min

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Genre: Drama
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
IMDb: 6.4
132 min

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Vazante

Vazante

Vazante
IMDb: 6.2
116 min

Brazil 1821. Upon his return to the imposing farmhouse, Antonio, a rich cattle herder, finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife\'s niece. A restless soul, he returns to droving, leaving his young wife behind alone with the slaves.

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Genre: Drama
Porto

Porto

Porto
IMDb: 6.1
75 min

Jake and Mati are two outsiders in the northerly Portuguese city of Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Zama

Zama

Zama
IMDb: 6.8
115 min

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

The Forest of the Lost Souls

The Forest of the Lost Souls

The Forest of the Lost Souls
IMDb: 5.2
71 min

The Forest of the Lost Souls is a dense and remote forest, Portugal\'s most popular place for suicide. In a summer morning, two strangers meet within the woods.

Genre: Drama, Horror
100 metros

100 metros

100 metros
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Based on the incredibly true story of a Spanish man with Multiple Esclorosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8km swimming, 180km cycling and 42 running. And he was told that he could not make 100 meters.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Death Of Louis XIV

The Death Of Louis XIV

The Death Of Louis XIV
IMDb: 6.8
115 min

August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the start of the slow agony of the greatest king of France, surrounded by his relatives and doctors.

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Genre: Drama, History
Letters from War

Letters from War

Letters from War
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

In 1971, António Lobo Antunes\' life is brutally interrupted when he is drafted into the Portuguese Army to serve as a doctor in one of the worst zones of the Colonial War – the East of Angola. Away from everything dear he writes letters to his wife while he is immersed in an increasingly violent setting. While he moves between several military posts he falls in love for Africa and matures politically. At his side, an entire generation struggles and despairs for the return home. In the uncertainty of war events, only the letters can make him survive.

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Genre: Drama, War
The Human Surge

The Human Surge

The Human Surge
IMDb: 5.8
96 min

Buenos Aires. Exe, 25 years old, has just lost his job and is not looking for another one. His neighbors and friends seem as odd to him as they always do. Online, he meets Alf, a boy from Mozambique who is also bored with his job and who is about to follow Archie, another boy who has run away into the jungle. Through the dense vegetation of the forest, Archie tracks ants back to their nest. One of them wanders off course and comes across Canh, a Filipino, sitting on top of a giant heap of earth and who is about to go back to his strange, beautiful home town, where he too has a miserable job.

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Genre: Drama
Montanha

Montanha

Montanha
IMDb: 6.5
91 min

Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old Bruno’s grandfather is still in hospital. Doctors give him only a few days to live. The imminence of death and the void that it will leave force Bruno to become the man of the house, where he lives with his mother Mónica, who is in her 30s, and his three-year-old sister Érica.

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Genre: Drama
Cosmos

Cosmos

Cosmos
IMDb: 5.9
102 min

Two young men seek the solitude of the country; their peace is disturbed when a set of random occurrences suggest to their susceptible minds a pattern with sinister meanings.

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John From

John From

John From
IMDb: 6.4
100 min

Rita is fifteen and spends the summer between warm afternoons of teenage love and party nights with her friend Sara. From Portugal to the South Pacific, the pleasures of this routine will take a turn when the young girl visits the art show of a new neighbor in the local community.

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Genre: Drama
O Pátio das Cantigas

O Pátio das Cantigas

O Pátio das Cantigas
IMDb: 5.6
N/A

A New age remake of a portguese classic, Pátio das Cantigas shows the lives of a neighbourhood in the Old Lisbon, including their desires, happiness and sadness, always with a good humour.

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Genre: Comedy
As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto

As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto

As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Every night, in danger of being beheaded, Scheherazade tells King Shahryar unfinished tales to continue them the following night, hence defying his promise of murdering his new wives after their wedding night. Scheherazade tells king Shahryar her stories but these are not those in the book. These are stories based on whatever will be happening in Portugal during the production time of the film. As in the book, these stories will be tragic and comical, with rich and poor, powerless and powerful people, filled with surprising and extraordinary events. This film will be about the reality of a disgraced country, Portugal, under the effects of a global economic crisis.

Genre: Drama
The Portuguese Falcon

The Portuguese Falcon

The Portuguese Falcon
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

A satire on anti-communist paranoia in the days of fascist dictatorship in Portugal. The series follows the adventures of the \"Lusitanian superhero\", the ultra-patriotic Captain Falcão, a man who follows the direct orders of António de Oliveira Salazar in the fight against the \"red menace\". Starring Gonçalo Waddington, as Captain Falcão, David Chan Cordeiro (also responsible for coordinating the work of doubles) as his sidekick Puto Perdiz and José Pinto in the role of portuguese dictator, António de Oliveira Salazar.

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Cavalo Dinheiro

Cavalo Dinheiro

Cavalo Dinheiro
IMDb: 7.0
104 min

While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.

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Genre: Drama
The Right Juice

The Right Juice

The Right Juice
IMDb: 5.9
93 min

Oliver Fellows, a failed city banker, is pursuing fulfillment on an old farm in Southern Portugal. He and his neighbor, Manel, face unprincipled enemies in a highly amusing quest to save their valley from exploitation.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Grazing the Sky

Grazing the Sky

Grazing the Sky
IMDb: 6.8
87 min

Grazing the Sky is a compelling look at the lives of trapeze artists and other circus performers. The film was shot for over two years covering 11 countries, including the Americas, Europe and the Near East. It follows the nomadic lives of circus performers. The audience follows 10 protagonists as they try to reach perfection and meet their lofty goals. The documentary sheds light on the contemporary circus world, and focuses on performers who devote themselves to the greatest show on earth.

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Real Playing Game

Real Playing Game

Real Playing Game
IMDb: 4.3
103 min

In a future not too far away, Steve Battier, an elderly, terminally ill multi-millionaire, accepts the offer of a company - RPG - that in exchange for a high monetary sum, provides a very select group of clientèle the chance to be young again. For 10 hours, 10 millionaires from around the world, men and women of fame and power, are transferred to attractive and healthy younger bodies, to live in a world of temporary rejuvenation, in a game of real thrills, where every hour someone must die.

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What Now? Remind Me

What Now? Remind Me

What Now? Remind Me
IMDb: 7.4
164 min

Joaquim Pinto has been living with HIV and VHC for almost twenty years. “What now? Remind Me” is the notebook of a year of clinical studies with toxic, mind altering drugs as yet unapproved. An open and eclectic reflection on time and memory, on epidemics and globalization, on survival beyond all expectations, on dissent and absolute love. In a to-and-fro between present and past memories, the film is also a tribute to friends departed and those who remain.

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A batalha de Tabatô

A batalha de Tabatô

A batalha de Tabatô
IMDb: 5.7
78 min

Fatu’s father has returned home to Guinea-Bissau from Portugal to attend her wedding. The young woman teaches at the university and her future husband is a well-known musician. Their wedding is supposed to take place in Tabatô, a village where everyone makes music. On the way there, it becomes apparent that the father is seriously traumatised by his experiences as a soldier in the colonial war decades earlier.

Genre: Drama
The Gilded Cage

The Gilded Cage

The Gilded Cage
IMDb: 7.2
90 min

In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.

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Genre: Comedy
Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

Raimund Gregorius, 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.

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington

Linhas de Wellington
IMDb: 6.1
151 min

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Insensibles

Insensibles

Insensibles
IMDb: 6.2
105 min

Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the \'60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, by teaching them physical suffering. In the second, in the present time, a brilliant neurosurgeon who needs a bone marrow transplant, discovers this dark past when he searches for his biological parents.

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Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis
IMDb: 5.1
109 min

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo during a riot in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager\'s life begins to crumble.

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Imagine

Imagine

Imagine
IMDb: 7.4
105 min

A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life.

Genre: Drama
Florbela

Florbela

Florbela
IMDb: 6.5
119 min

Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism and love.

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Genre: Drama, History
Tabu

Tabu

Tabu
IMDb: 7.4
110 min

When Pilar\'s befriended neighbour Aurora dies, Pilar starts to dig into Aurora\'s past and learns about Aurora\'s very tragic love story.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Bonsái

Bonsái

Bonsái
IMDb: 6.3
95 min

A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.

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Genre: Drama
Dharma Guns (La succession Starkov)

Dharma Guns (La succession Starkov)

Dharma Guns (La succession Starkov)
IMDb: 5.4
93 min

The film opens on a water-skiing accident - a girl (Délie) drives a speedboat and pulls a young man (Stan). They are both challenging their own limits when a crash occurs... Stan wakes up from a coma after this serious accident, to find out that genealogists are looking for an individual whose identity corresponds to his. Instead of asking himself questions about this testamentary filiation, he subscribes for Professor Starkov\'s legacy, and embarks for the country of Las Estrellas... Purging odyssey where intuition and telepathy accelerates the journey in time. Dharma Guns revisits the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice fighting with the tyranny of Time-God...

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Strange Case of Angelica

The Strange Case of Angelica

The Strange Case of Angelica
IMDb: 6.3
97 min

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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Genre: Drama
Backlight

Backlight

Backlight
IMDb: 6.2
90 min

Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have the opportunity to save each other.

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

How to Draw a Perfect Circle
IMDb: 5.5
93 min

Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn\'t know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

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Genre: Drama
The Red Siren

The Red Siren

The Red Siren
IMDb: 5.3
118 min

Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The police believe he is dead and that Alice is in denial. Nonetheless, they dispatch Anita, an Italian police officer on loan to the French, to find Alice and bring her back. Meanwhile, Eva has launched her own paramilitary force to hunt for Alice, and Alice has found a protector in Hugo, an ex-soldier turned hit man and gang member. He promises to get her to her father. All roads lead to a small town on the Portuguese coast.

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate
IMDb: 6.7
133 min

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, \'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom\' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

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The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits
IMDb: 6.9
140 min

A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.

Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque
IMDb: 7.1
109 min

In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to love.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lethal Pursuit

Lethal Pursuit

Lethal Pursuit
IMDb: 5.3
95 min

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Tombs of the Blind Dead

Tombs of the Blind Dead

Tombs of the Blind Dead
IMDb: 6.2
101 min

In the thirteenth century, the region around the city of Berzano was ruled by a legion of Templar Knights, who sought eternal life through the ingestion of human blood. They terrorized the region by harvesting the land and committing human sacrifices. They eventually got imprisoned and executed, left hung out for the crows to peck out their eyes. In modern day Portugal, a group of people visits the abandoned city, which awakens the Templar\'s corpses, terrorizing the region again.

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