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The Portuguese Falcon

Capitão Falcão

Directed by João Leitão
Portugal, 2015
Comedy, Action


A satire on anti-communist paranoia in the days of fascist dictatorship in Portugal. The film follows the adventures of the “Lusitanian superhero”, the ultra-patriotic Captain Falcon, a man who follows the direct orders of António de Oliveira Salazar in the fight against the “red menace”.

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The Portuguese Falcon Directed by João Leitão

Awards & Festivals

Sophia Awards

2016 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor

2016 | 6 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

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