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How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal (2018)

Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal (original title)
During the 20's, 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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Eugène Green

Writer:

Eugène Green
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Cast

Credited cast:
Carloto Cotta ... Fernando Pessoa / Alváro de Campos
Manuel Mozos Manuel Mozos ... Moitinho de Almeida
Diogo Dória Diogo Dória ... Ministro da Saúde
Alexandre Pieroni Calado Alexandre Pieroni Calado ... Mourinho
Ricardo Gross Ricardo Gross ... Padre Marinheiro / Bicha da Horta
Mia Tomé Mia Tomé ... Modelo
Eugène Green ... Pintor
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Alexandre Calado Alexandre Calado
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During the 20's, 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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Short | Biography | Drama

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Country:

Portugal | France | Belgium

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

11 October 2018 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Comment Fernando Pessoa sauva le Portugal See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisboa

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Poetic but yet..
23 September 2019 | by pedrombtavaresSee all my reviews

This short is beautiful and poetic, but they should have gone for a different Fernando Pessoa. The actors posture as nothing to do with what Pessoa was about. The multi-personallity genius poet needs a more disturbing presence in order to become believable.


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