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I film portoghesi del 2018

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- In inglese: Una lista delle produzioni locali e coproduzioni che usciranno nelle sale quest'anno

I film portoghesi del 2018
Luís Ismael’s Bad Investigate will be the first local feature to hit screens in 2018 (© Lightbox)

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Several Portuguese feature-length productions or co-productions are set to get local theatrical distribution during 2018. The list includes mostly brand-new material, but also several films that were previously unveiled at local and international festivals in 2017.

The first release of 2018 is scheduled for 18 January: the Lightbox production Bad Investigate [+leggi anche:
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 sees director Luís Ismael return to the big screen six years after the last part of the hit trilogy Balas & BolinhosNos Audiovisuais is handling the distribution of this cop-film parody starring Spanish actor Enrique Arce as a dangerous gangster named “El Dedo”.

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Aparição [+leggi anche:
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 by Fernando Vendrell, based on Virgílio Ferreira’s existentialist novel, will be unveiled at Fantasporto in February and is expected to reach theatres in the spring. Other titles arriving after March are Bruno de Almeida’s Cabaret Maxime, starring Michael Imperioli and Ana Padrão, and Soldado Milhões [+leggi anche:
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 by duo Gonçalo Galvão Teles and Jorge Paixão da Costa.

Luís Urbano’s outfit O Som e a Fúria – which was behind Miguel Gomes’ internationally awarded films – has several productions in store. Among them are Manuel Mozos’ Ramiro [+leggi anche:
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 (which opened the latest DocLisboa), Ivo Ferreira’s Hotel Império (shot in Macau and starring Margarida Vila-Nova), Salomé Lamas’ new documentary Extinction and Sandro Aguilar’s second feature, Mariphasa [+leggi anche:
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, besides other co-productions by foreign directors, such as Zama [+leggi anche:
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 by Lucrecia Martel and 9 Fingers [+leggi anche:
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 by FJ Ossang.

Paulo Branco’s Leopardo Filmes will release three titles: António Pinhão Botelho’s debut Ruth, starring Miguel NunesRita Nunes’ second film, Linhas Tortas, and Dennis Berry’s Sauvage, with Catarina Wallenstein.

Vicente Alves do Ó’s new film, Golpe de Sol, is part of the 2018 line-up of Ukbar FilmesPandora Cunha Teles’ company also co-produced The Man Who Killed Don QuixoteTerry Gilliam’s infamous project, which was initially set to be produced by Paulo Branco. Nos Audiovisuais will handle the theatrical distribution. Furthermore, Ukbar has two Brazilian co-productions in store: Joaquim [+leggi anche:
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by Marcelo Gomes and The Surge [+leggi anche:
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 by Daniela Thomas, both of which were revealed at the Berlinale in 2017.

Fado Filmes also has two Brazilian co-productions set for release: O Grande Circo Místico by Cácá Diegues (one of the founders of Brazil’s “Cinema Novo” movement) and Praça Paris by Lúcia Morat, starring Portuguese actress Joana de Verona.

One of the most inventive and highly awarded local emerging filmmakers, Gabriel Abrantes, is also expected to release his much-anticipated feature debut this year: Tristes Monroes, a Fado Filmes production. Also set for distribution is another feature debut, Silent Meeting [+leggi anche:
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 by Miguel Clara Vasconcelos.

The list of as-yet unreleased Portuguese titles also includes Colo [+leggi anche:
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 by Teresa Villaverde (Alce Filmes), Caminhos magnéticos by Edgar Pêra (Bando à Parte), Amor, Amor [+leggi anche:
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 by Jorge Cramez (C.R.I.M.), Pedro e Inês by António Ferreira (Diálogo Atómicos), Seara de Vento by Sérgio Tréfaut and a new, restored version of Paulo Rocha’s A Ilha dos amores, among others.

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