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Manoel de Oliveira


Born - 12 November 1908, Oporto, Portugal
Died - 2 April 2015

Distinguished documentarist and the world's oldest working film director, this Portuguese film-maker turned out dozens of distinctive short and feature-length documentaries, between Labour on the Douro River (1931), his first, and Chefariz das Virtudes (2014), his last. He won numerous awards in his lifetime, including four Portuguese Golden Globes. He also made a few fictional films, notably The Convent (1995) and I'm Going Home (2001).