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786 Ratings

Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl

Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura

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Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Portugal, France, 2009
Romance, Drama
      Portuguese
      English

Synopsis

Adapted from a 19th-century novella by Eça de Queiroz, Manoel de Oliveira’s exquisite film is the story of an ill-fated romance between a young accountant and a mysterious woman he spies through his window.

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A small masterpiece from one of cinema’s great miniaturists, this exquisite short feature by Manoel de Oliveira is based on based on the short story by Portuguese writer Eça de Queirós. This sumptuous tale honors the sublime ardor and mysteries of love, unraveling the true image behind the fantasy.

Synopsis

Adapted from a 19th-century novella by Eça de Queiroz, Manoel de Oliveira’s exquisite film is the story of an ill-fated romance between a young accountant and a mysterious woman he spies through his window.

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Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired GirlDirected byManoel de Oliveira
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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2009
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2009 | 3rd place: Best Undistributed Film

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