José Fonseca e Costa

José Fonseca e Costa, GCIH (June 27, 1933 – November 1, 2015) was a Portuguese film director.[1] He was one of the founders of the Portuguese Cinema Novo.

José Fonseca e Costa
Born(1933-06-27)June 27, 1933
Caála, Angola
DiedNovember 1, 2015(2015-11-01) (aged 82)
Lisbon, Portugal
OccupationWriter, actor
Years active1964–2009

Born in Angola, Costa worked as an assistant to Michelangelo Antonioni before becoming one of the leaders of Portugal's 'Young Cinema' in the 1960s.[2]

FilmographyEdit

  • Os Mistérios de Lisboa (2009)
  • Viuva Rica Solteira Não Fica (2006)
  • O Fascínio (2003)
  • Cinco Dias, Cinco Noites (1996)
  • Os Cornos de Cronos (1991)
  • A Mulher do Próximo (1988)
  • Balada da Praia dos Cães (1987)
  • Sem Sombra de Pecado (1983)
  • Kilas, o Mau da Fita (1981)
  • Música, Moçambique! (1980)
  • Os Demónios de Alcácer Quibir (1977)
  • O Recado (1971)
  • Voar (1970)
  • The Pearl of Atlantic (1969)
  • Regresso à Terra do Sol (1967)
  • A Cidade (1967)
  • A Metafísica do Chocolate (1967)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morreu este domingo José Fonseca e Costa". Move Noticias. November 1, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Kuhn, Annette & Radstone, Susannah (1994) The Women's Companion to International Film, University of California Press, ISBN 978-0-520-08879-5, p. 96-7