Sostiene Pereira

Sostiene Pereira (Pereira prétend in French, Afirma Pereira in Portugal and Páginas da revolução in Brazil) is a 1995 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Faenza.[1][2] It is based on Antonio Tabucchi's novel Sostiene Pereira.

Sostiene Pereira
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Directed byRoberto Faenza
Produced byFranco Committeri
Written byRoberto Faenza
Sergio Vecchio
StarringMarcello Mastroianni
Joaquim de Almeida
Daniel Auteuil
Nicoletta Braschi
Stefano Dionisi
Music byEnnio Morricone
CinematographyBlasco Giurato
Edited byRuggero Mastroianni
Release date
March 22, 1996 (Portugal)
July 3, 1996 (France)
Running time
104 Min

Marcello Mastroianni won the David di Donatello as Best Actor.


In Lisbon, during the António de Oliveira Salazar's Estado Novo dictatorship, Pereira (Marcello Mastroianni), a journalist who works in the culture section of a newspaper, discovers the real dark side of the regime when he meets and helps an anti-fascist young man, Monteiro Rossi (Stefano Dionisi).



  1. ^ Release information – Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence. "NY Times: Sostiene Pereira". NY Retrieved 2009-04-02.

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