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3.2
6 Ratings

Oxalá

Portugal, 1980
Drama

Synopsis

Young Portuguese deserter from the colonial army has lived in Paris for eight years, and works as secretary to the widow of a Latin American writer. He has also become her lover.

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Oxalá Directed by António-Pedro Vasconcelos

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Oxalá

    35mm, rewatched. A beautiful film about April revolution (which now feels like its epitaph),that searches the romanesque that characterized Truffaut's Antoine Doinel, surpassing the references with a personal discourse that sometimes touches unexpected texts like Oliveira's, in the nocturnal scene with Laura Soveral's character, and Agustina Bessa-Luís, through the aphorisms in off and by the unfortunate bourgeoisie.

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