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Gebo and the Shadow

Cinematic legends Jeanne Moreau, Claudia Cardinale and Michael Lonsdale star in the new film from legendary Portuguese master Manoel de Oliveira. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

The Satin Slipper

During the century of the Spanish Gold, Doña Prouhèze, wife of a nobleman, deeply loves Don Rodrigo, who is forced to leave Spain and go to America. Meanwhile Prouhèze is sent to Africa to rule the city of Mogador. Ten years later Rodrigo leaves America and travels to Africa in search of Prouhèze to find out that she died and eventually meeting her daughter.

The Old Man of Belem

Portuguese master Manoel de Oliveira posits a droll encounter in the Garden of Eternity between old literary friends: Luís Vaz de Camões, Miguel de Cervantes, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes.