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Director (feature film)

1.
Ne change rien (2009)
Follows singer Jeanne Balibar from rehearsals to recording sessions, from rock concerts to classical singing classes.
2.
Colossal Youth (2007)
Ventura, a Cape Verdean laborer living in the outskirts of Lisbon, is suddenly abandoned by his wife Clotilde. Ventura feels lost between the dilapidated old quarter where he spent the last 34 years and his new lodgings in a recently-built low-cost housing complex. All the young poor souls he meets seem to become his own children.
3.
State of the World, The (2007)
Six directors ruminate on the state of the world.
4.
Memories (Jeonju Digital Project 2007) (2007)
Three shorts films made by three different European filmmakers. The first, "Respite", is composed of silent archival footage from Westerbork (Holland), a transit camp from which Jews were deported to Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz. Desiring to make a documentary about this place in 1941, SS officer Gem
5.
Ou git votre sourire enfoui? (2001) as Director
6.
Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001)
A look into the creative process of filmmaking through a case study of longtime collaborators Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet, who are carefully observed at work reediting their feature "Sicilia!" as they teach a group of students.
7.
In Vanda's Room (2001) as Director
An unflinching view into the daily life of Vanda Duarte, a heroin addict, in the shanty outskirts of Lisbon.
8.
O Sangue (2000) as Director
Two young brothers, fearful lest they be separated, conceal the sudden death of their father from local authorities.
9.
Ossos (1997) as Director
Lowlife drama, set in Lisbon, about a guy who saves his baby from being killed by its mother and then hawks it around the streets himself.
10.
House On the Outskirts, A (1995) as Director
Daniel, a successful businessman, meets single-mother Yolanda; after a whirlwind courtship they marry and move to a new house far outside of town. Soon, this house, with its large grounds and tranquil vistas, turns into a kind of macabre prison, as Daniel's past returns to haunt them. Unbeknownst to
11.
Casa de Lava (1994) as Director
A Portuguese nurse hopes to escape the bleakness of her own life by accompanying an injured immigrant worker back to the Cape Verde islands. Gradually, however, her encounters with the locals begin to have an oppressive effect on her.
12.
Redondela (1986) as Director

Cinematography (feature film)

13.
Ne change rien (2009)
Follows singer Jeanne Balibar from rehearsals to recording sessions, from rock concerts to classical singing classes.
14.
Colossal Youth (2007)
Ventura, a Cape Verdean laborer living in the outskirts of Lisbon, is suddenly abandoned by his wife Clotilde. Ventura feels lost between the dilapidated old quarter where he spent the last 34 years and his new lodgings in a recently-built low-cost housing complex. All the young poor souls he meets seem to become his own children.
15.
Memories (Jeonju Digital Project 2007) (2007)
Three shorts films made by three different European filmmakers. The first, "Respite", is composed of silent archival footage from Westerbork (Holland), a transit camp from which Jews were deported to Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz. Desiring to make a documentary about this place in 1941, SS officer Gem
16.
In Vanda's Room (2001) as Cinematographer
An unflinching view into the daily life of Vanda Duarte, a heroin addict, in the shanty outskirts of Lisbon.
17.
Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001)
A look into the creative process of filmmaking through a case study of longtime collaborators Jean-Marie Straub and Daniele Huillet, who are carefully observed at work reediting their feature "Sicilia!" as they teach a group of students.

Writer (feature film)

19.
Ne change rien (2009)
Follows singer Jeanne Balibar from rehearsals to recording sessions, from rock concerts to classical singing classes.
20.
Colossal Youth (2007)
Ventura, a Cape Verdean laborer living in the outskirts of Lisbon, is suddenly abandoned by his wife Clotilde. Ventura feels lost between the dilapidated old quarter where he spent the last 34 years and his new lodgings in a recently-built low-cost housing complex. All the young poor souls he meets seem to become his own children.
21.
Memories (Jeonju Digital Project 2007) (2007)
Three shorts films made by three different European filmmakers. The first, "Respite", is composed of silent archival footage from Westerbork (Holland), a transit camp from which Jews were deported to Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz. Desiring to make a documentary about this place in 1941, SS officer Gem
22.
Thirteen Roses (2007)
True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940's. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed without even a trace of evidence of any wrong doing.
23.
Pidele cuentas al rey (2000) as Screenwriter
After being laid off, coal miner Fidel, knowing the Spanish constitution promises every Spaniard a job, decides to walk the 370 miles to Madrid to ask the king himself for work.
24.
O Sangue (2000) as Screenwriter
Two young brothers, fearful lest they be separated, conceal the sudden death of their father from local authorities.
25.
Ossos (1997) as Screenwriter
Lowlife drama, set in Lisbon, about a guy who saves his baby from being killed by its mother and then hawks it around the streets himself.
26.
Casa de Lava (1994) as Screenwriter
A Portuguese nurse hopes to escape the bleakness of her own life by accompanying an injured immigrant worker back to the Cape Verde islands. Gradually, however, her encounters with the locals begin to have an oppressive effect on her.
27.
Intruder (1993) as From Story
Two men and a woman are the best of friends until two of them marry and the woman realizes it was the other she wanted. When her husband vanishes her true love steps in. Years later the original husband--now a beggar in the street--is reunited with his old friends.
28.
Redondela (1986) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

29.
Thirteen Roses (2007)
True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940's. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed without even a trace of evidence of any wrong doing.
30.
Nobody's Life (2006)
Emilio Barrero seems to have the perfect life. He has a good job and a loving wife and son, but he is living a lie. When an attractive young student enters the picture, the carefully balanced life he has created begins to come apart.
31.
Pidele cuentas al rey (2000) as Producer
After being laid off, coal miner Fidel, knowing the Spanish constitution promises every Spaniard a job, decides to walk the 370 miles to Madrid to ask the king himself for work.
32.
Lucky Star, The (1997) as Executive Producer
Rafael has lived a solitary life as a butcher, quietly suffering the loss of his manhood brought about by a work-related accident. He breaks his vow of solitude when he sees Marina being beaten by her boyfriend Daniel. Rafael learns that Marina and Daniel have both lived hard lives and that she is
33.
Lucky Star, The (1997) as Producer
Rafael has lived a solitary life as a butcher, quietly suffering the loss of his manhood brought about by a work-related accident. He breaks his vow of solitude when he sees Marina being beaten by her boyfriend Daniel. Rafael learns that Marina and Daniel have both lived hard lives and that she is
34.
House On the Outskirts, A (1995) as Producer
Daniel, a successful businessman, meets single-mother Yolanda; after a whirlwind courtship they marry and move to a new house far outside of town. Soon, this house, with its large grounds and tranquil vistas, turns into a kind of macabre prison, as Daniel's past returns to haunt them. Unbeknownst to
35.
Intruder (1993) as Producer
Two men and a woman are the best of friends until two of them marry and the woman realizes it was the other she wanted. When her husband vanishes her true love steps in. Years later the original husband--now a beggar in the street--is reunited with his old friends.
36.
Amantes (1991) as Producer
A torrid affair between a recently discharged serviceman and an attractive widow leads to the murder of his fiancee.
37.
Redondela (1986) as Producer

Assistant Direction (feature film)

38.
Um Adeus Portugues (1985) as Assistant Director

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