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85 Ratings

The Old Man of Belem

O Velho do Restelo

Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
Portugal, France, 2014
Drama, Short


Don Quixote, Luís de Camões, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes meet in an eternal garden in the middle of a modern city and talk about life.

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The Old Man of Belem Directed by Manoel de Oliveira

Critics reviews

It was touching, as at this point any film by the centenarian de Oliveira must inevitably be, though dense with allusion, not offering itself up so freely as his fable-like recent works.
September 30, 2014
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