Ana (1982 film)

Ana is a 1982 Portuguese independent docufictional and ethnofictional feature film, written, directed and edited by António Reis and Margarida Cordeiro. It was filmed in Trás-os-Montes like António Reis' previous film, Trás-os-Montes. The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1]

Directed byAntónio Reis
Margarida Cordeiro
Screenplay byAntónio Reis
Margarida Cordeiro
Produced byAntónio Reis
Margarida Cordeiro
Paulo Branco
StarringAna Maria Martins Guerra
Manuel Ramalho Eanes
Octávio Lixa Filgueiras
CinematographyAcácio de Almeida
Edited byAntónio Reis
Margarida Cordeiro
Centro Português de Cinema (CPC)
Release date
  • 15 September 1982 (1982-09-15)
Running time
114 minutes


Ana was present at film festivals like the Venice Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival or the São Paulo International Film Festival.

The film was in exhibition in Paris for three months.

In 2011, Ana was screened at the Jeonju International Film Festival, marking the beginning of the international rediscover of the work of António Reis and Margarida Cordeiro.[2] In 2012, the film was screened in the United States at the Harvard Film Archive,[3] the Anthology Film Archives,[4] at the UCLA Film and Television Archives[5] and at the Pacific Film Archive as part of The School of Reis program.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ "Ana at the Jeonju International Film Festival". Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  3. ^ "The School of Reis official page at the Harvard Film Archive website". Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  4. ^ "The School of Reis page at the Anthology Film Archives website". Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  5. ^ "The School of Reis page at the UCLA Film & Television Archive website". Retrieved 1 July 2012.

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