Day of Despair

Day of Despair (Portuguese: O Dia do Desespero) is a 1992 Portuguese drama film based on the life of Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco. It was directed by Manoel de Oliveira. The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]

Day of Despair
Directed byManoel de Oliveira
Written byManoel de Oliveira
Produced byPaulo Branco
StarringMário Barroso
Luís Miguel Cintra
Teresa Madruga
CinematographyMário Barroso
Edited byValérie Loiseleux
Manoel de Oliveira
Release date
  • 30 October 1992 (1992-10-30)
Running time
75 minutes


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  1. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  2. ^ "Foreign Oscar entries submitted". Variety. Retrieved 20 September 2015.

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