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A Talking Picture

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This delicate and haunting fable from elder statesman of Portuguese filmmaking [[Performer~P118189~Manoel de Oliveira~manoeldeoliveira]] has been intepreted in many quarters as the director's response to the violence and brutality of September 11th; it also functions a poignant reflection on the birth and death of civilization. The film begins aboard a cruise ship that departs from Lisbon and is heading to Bombay, India, with many stops along the way. On board are Rosa Maria ([[Performer~P152831~Leonor...more

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