The Cannibals (1988 film)

The Cannibals (Portuguese: Os Canibais) is a 1988 Portuguese drama film directed by Manoel de Oliveira. It was entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]

The Cannibals
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Film poster
Directed byManoel de Oliveira
Written byÁlvaro Carvalhal
Manoel de Oliveira
João Paes
Produced byPaulo Branco
Paulo De Sousa
StarringLuís Miguel Cintra
Leonor Silveira
Diogo Dória
CinematographyMário Barroso
Edited byManoel de Oliveira
Sabine Franel
Music byJoão Paes
Release date
  • 10 November 1988 (1988-11-10)
Running time
98 minutes


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Cannibals". Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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