Inquietude (Anxiety )
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Inquietude (Anxiety )
The 89-year-old Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira wrote and helmed this Portuguese-French-Spanish-Swiss co-production, an anthology film drama featuring three tales linked by the theme of death. In "The Immortals," adapted from a Helder Prista Monteiro play, two famous doctors, an 80-year-old father, and his 60-year-old son, contemplate senility and death. "Suzy," from an Antonio Patricio story, is set in the '30s when a young courtesan dies on the operating table. "Mother of the River" is from an Agustina Bessa-Luis fable about eternal life. Shown out of… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Oliveira brilliantly weaves together three loosely connected stories with profound philosophical questions."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It may seem talky at first, but there is some genuine thought going on behind the talk, and some of the images are gorgeous."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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