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30 Ratings

How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal

Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal

Directed by Eugène Green
Portugal, France, 2018
Short

Synopsis

During the 1920s, at the request of one of his employers, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceives an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca, which panics the authoritarian government of that time.

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How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal Directed by Eugène Green

Critics reviews

Among its not inconsiderable charms are a tête-á-tête between Pessoa and his illustrious heteronym, Álvaro de Campos, a small triumph of subtle visual characterization, and what must be one of cinema’s funniest exorcism scenes.
August 14, 2018
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