Gebo and the Shadow Poster

Gebo and the Shadow

Release Date: September 26th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
An honored and poor patriarch sacrifices himself to save his son.

Cast: , , , , , , ,


Genres: Drama

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  • De Oliveira evokes the suffocating, stultifying confines of the family dwelling all too convincingly, to an extent that requires considerable indulgence and attention from his audience. This investment is duly repaid in the second half. show more

  • It defines Manoel de Oliveira's late period, during which his movies have continued to shrink in size and scope while remaining thematically expansive. show more

  • Gebo and the Shadow is a film about concrete, hard, and material things, as well as one about illusions. show more

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