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Dark Rose

Rosa Negra

Directed by Margarida Gil
Portugal, 1992
Drama

Synopsis

Fernanda, António & Quim are on a train bound to a small town. Fernanda’s replacing a pregnant colleague. António’s returning home after having been forced to flee, accused of having set Duarte’s factory on fire. He bumps into Mariana whom loves him. Unwelcome, he’s beaten by a gang tied to Duarte.

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Dark Rose Directed by Margarida Gil

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Dark Rose

    35mm. Beyond good and evil, the formalism that characterized the Portuguese cinema generation of the 60s/70s found in Margarida Gil a perfect example of its virtues and obstacles. The narrative desire doesn't find a practical execution, the actors perform a theatricality sometimes obtuse, but the frames, each frame, is worthy of execution and appreciation, syncretism of a formation beyond the cinematographic one.

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