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Portuguese Vacation

Vacances portugaises

Directed by Pierre Kast
France, Portugal, 1963


Françoise and her husband Jean-Pierre invite some friend couples to spend a weekend in their large villa on the Portuguese coast. What follows is a romantic intrigue, with each character discovering a little more about himself.

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Portuguese Vacation Directed by Pierre Kast

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  • josé neves's rating of the film Portuguese Vacation

    35mm. The game(s) of attraction(s) and its geometrical affectation, the pleasure of a dramaturgical writing as in a Marivaux play - the dialogues are of an enormous intelligence - anticipating Rohmer's moral tales. Although some ridiculous folklore related to portuguese popular music, it's a fine example of a film related with the emerging Nouvelle Vague's modern lightness.

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