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1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
On the Mediterranean, a professor (Leonor Silveira) shows her young daughter (Filipa de Almeida) ancient sites, while three women engage the ship's captain (John Malkovich) in debate.

Cast: Leonor Silveira , Filipa de Almeida , John Malkovich , Irene Papas , Catherine Deneuve , Stefania Sandrelli , Luís Miguel Cintra ,

Director: Manoel de Oliveira

Genres: Comedy drama

A Talking Picture (2003)

Release Date: December 10th, 2004|1 hr. 36 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A potent and troubling meditation on the state of Western society. show more

  • 80
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    A thoughtful, provocative effort that makes up for its narrative failings with its astute philosophical musings. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    As a nonagenarian, de Oliveira is the world's oldest working filmmaker, and still one of the best. This is a lovely, lively, timely treat for the eyes and mind. show more

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