The feature film "José & Pilar" by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes is Portugal's Oscar Submission.
This documentary shows the life of José Saramago, the Literature Nobel Prize winner , and his wife Pilar del Rio.
The film is a co-production between the director Fernando Meirelles, Pedro Almodovar´s production company El Deseo and Jump Cut.
The movie will be released in the United States soon, having Arte Institute as its partner for US premieres.
D. Nieves (2001)
A Batalha dos Três Reis (2005)
Floripes ou a morte de um mito (2005)
Curso de Silêncio (2007) (co-director)
2ª Feira (2008)
José e Pilar (2010)