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.
The director talk to Arte Institute.
Watch the interview here.