Category: portugal

Diamantino (2018) 6.4

Diamantino (2018)

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the...

So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! (2019) 4.2

So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! (2019)

2019, Edinburgh (Scotland). Eva is a Spanish successful lawyer who is promised to marry Stuart, heir of the aristocratic and wealthy clan Macdonald. But the same day that they announce the engagement, she receives a c...

Lacrau (2013) 6.1

Lacrau (2013)

The viper is deaf and the scorpion can't see, so it is and so shall be, the same way the countryside is peaceful and the city bustling and the human being impossible to satisfy. Lacrau demands the return 'to the curve...

The House of the Spirits (1993) 6.9

The House of the Spirits (1993)

Chile, second half of the 20th century. The poor Esteban marries Clara and they get a daughter, Blanca. Esteban works hard and eventually gets money to buy a hacienda, eventually to become a local patriarch. He become...

Porto (2016) 6.1

Porto (2016)

Jake (Yelchin) and Mati (Lucas) are two outsiders in the northerly Portuguese city of Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, ...

A Portuguesa (2018) 6.5

A Portuguesa (2018)

In the north of Italy, and in complete conflict with the Episcopacy of Trent, Von Ketten searches for a wife. He goes to a distant country, Portugal, so as not to interfere with his political plans or add fuel to the ...

Variações: Guardian Angel (2019) 7.2

Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

António Variações was a unique man. He was born in a small village in Amares, in the north of Portugal. At an early age, unhappy with his life working at a local factory, he came to Lisbon to stay with some relatives....

The Portuguese Falcon (2015) 7.1

The Portuguese Falcon (2015)

A satire on anti-communist paranoia in the days of fascist dictatorship in Portugal. The series follows the adventures of the "Lusitanian superhero," the ultra-patriotic Captain Falcao, a man who follows the direct or...

Listen (2020) 7.2

Listen (2020)

In the London suburbs, Bela and Jota face serious difficulties when "social services" raise concerns about the safety of their three children. The 7-year-old daughter's deafness triggers a process in the system that s...

Vitalina Varela (2019) 7

Vitalina Varela (2019)

Vitalina Varela takes its title from the name of its lead actress, a Cape Verdean woman who, as per usual with Costa's non-professional actors, plays a fictionalized version of herself. Vitalina first appeared in an e...

Farpões, baldios (2017) 5.5

Farpões, baldios (2017)

In the end of the 19th century the peasants in Portugal started a courageous struggle for better work conditions. After generations of starving misery, the Carnation Revolution sowed the promise of an Agrarian Reform.

Lines of Wellington (2012) 6.1

Lines of Wellington (2012)

On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, Portuguese and British are forced to...

Bad Investigate (2018) 6.8

Bad Investigate (2018)

When Romeu, a dirty police sub-comissionary forces Alex and Cid to deceive agent Sam Folkes from FBI, it's not gonna end up well. Their mission: hunt down Xavier Cruz, an extremely dangerous drug dealer who's seeking ...

Arabian Nights: Volume 3 – The Enchanted One (2015) 6.4

Arabian Nights: Volume 3 – The Enchanted One (2015)

The final trilogy of adaptation of Arabian Nights story by the structure in Portugal modern life between 2013-2014 in three chapter.

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016) 6.3

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)

A very dangerous train journey through war torn Mozambique. Civilian passengers are both protected and harassed by a troop of ill-disciplined soldiers on board to fight off a rebel army in the bush. All must work toge...

The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020) 7.7

The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020)

The passing away of their mothers makes Catarina and her own father meet in an emotional place that is different from the one most fathers and daughters know.

Sleepwalk (2018) 7.5

Sleepwalk (2018)

A man goes on a journey for a slice of apple pie.

Down to Earth (1994) 7

Down to Earth (1994)

The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey only to find herself lost i...

Labor on the Douro River (1931) 7.3

Labor on the Douro River (1931)

A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Porto.

We Used to Know Each Other (2019) 6.6

We Used to Know Each Other (2019)

Amid the dried out-and-dead desert oasis of suburban Las Vegas, and after three years apart, a young couple decides it's finally time to move in with each other and take their relationship to the next level.

Arabian Nights: Volume 1 – The Restless One (2015) 7

Arabian Nights: Volume 1 – The Restless One (2015)

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Carga (2018) 5.2

Carga (2018)

A lorry, a road and an unpredictable destiny, all intersecting in a human trafficking network. Caught up in this web, Viktoriya has only one chance: fight to survive.

Solum (2019) 4

Solum (2019)

A reality show on an inhabited island where eight contestants must fight for their survival becomes more than it appears to be. Solum is not just a game -- it's a test, a selection process, and a mirror that confronts...

The Nothing Factory (2017) 7.2

The Nothing Factory (2017)

One night, a group of workers discover their factory is being dismantled by the same administration that runs it. Quickly, the labourers organize themselves in order to occupy the plant.

Fatima (2020) 6.4

Fatima (2020)

A powerful and uplifting drama about the power of faith, this movie tells the story of a 10-year-old shepherdess and her two young cousins in Fátima, Portugal, who report seeing visions of the Virgin Mary. Their revel...

Letters from War (2016) 6.7

Letters from War (2016)

Based on António Lobo Antunes's novel, a collection of letters written by a young soldier, doctor and a aspirant writer, to his wife while he was serving in Angola between 1971 and 1973, during the Portuguese Colonial...

The Forest of the Lost Souls (2017) 5.2

The Forest of the Lost Souls (2017)

Two strangers meet in a forest notorious for suicides and decide to learn more about each other. Soon it becomes clear that one of them is there for a much more disturbing reason, and is actually a psychotic killer th...

A Woman’s Revenge (2012) 6

A Woman’s Revenge (2012)

Roberto is a dandy!An unmoved, inscrutable and thus enigmatic man. He enjoys the aristocratic amusement of astonishment.Women, whom he knows full well in all sorts of styles and races, can no longer surprise him.The t...

Djon Africa (2018) 6.5

Djon Africa (2018)

A chance meeting sets 25-year-old Portuguese Rastafarian Djon África on the track of his roots in Cape Verde. He hopes to finally find his father, an adventurer whom he doesn't know. But things never go as planned in ...