João Pedro Rodrigues (Portugal)

João Pedro Rodrigues was born in Lisbon in 1966. After studying biology at Lisbon University he attended the Lisbon Film School, where he obtained his diploma. His public film career began at the 54th Venice Festival in 1997 with the short Parabéns!, which won the Special Jury Prize. In the same year he made Esta É a Minha Casa and Viagem à Expo, a two-part documentary. In 2000 he directed his first fiction feature, O Fantasma, which was screened in the 57th Venice Festival’s Official Competition. In 2005, Odete won several awards including a Cinémas de Recherche Special Mention at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. His feature project Morrer Como Um Homem was selected in 2007 by Cinéfondation for L’Atelier in Cannes and was released in 2009.

Filmography

  • O Pastor
    1988
  • Parabéns!
    1997
  • Esta É a Minha Casa
    1997
  • Viagem à Expo
    1998
  • O Fantasma
    2000
  • Odete
    2005
  • China China
    2007
  • Morrer Como Um Homem
    2009
  • Alvorada Vermelha
    2011
  • Manhã de Santo António
    2012
  • A Última Vez Que Vi Macau
    2012
  • O Corpo de Afonso
    2012
  • Mahjong
    2013
  • Venice 70: Future Reloaded
    2013
  • IEC Long
    2015
  • O Ornitólogo
    2016
  • Where Do You Stand Now, Joao Pedro Rodrigues
    2017

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