Voyage to the Beginning of the World


1h 35m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A tale about an aging film director named Manoel which alludes to his to his unrequited passion for the spirited young actress Judite and reminisces about his childhood, spent in a Jesuit college.

Film Details

Also Known As
Viagem ao Principio do Mundo, Voyage au Debut du Monde
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Eye International; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

A tale about an aging film director named Manoel which alludes to his to his unrequited passion for the spirited young actress Judite and reminisces about his childhood, spent in a Jesuit college.

Film Details

Also Known As
Viagem ao Principio do Mundo, Voyage au Debut du Monde
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Eye International; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of European FIPRESCI Award at the 1997 European Film Awards.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States July 31, 1998

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States Summer June 26, 1998

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (out of competition) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 19-29, 1998.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 22 - September 2, 1997.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 23 - May 7, 1998.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) November 1-10, 1997.

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Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Hors Concours) August 22 - September 2, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 23 - May 7, 1998.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 19-29, 1998.)

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (out of competition) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States Summer June 26, 1998 (NY)

Released in United States July 31, 1998 (Laemmle's Music Hall; Los Angeles)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) November 1-10, 1997.)