Viagem ao Princípio do Mundo (Journey to the Beginning of the World)(Voyage to the Beginning)
Viagem ao Princípio do Mundo (Journey to the Beginning of the World)(Voyage to the Beginning) (1997)

The final film of beloved Italian movie star Marcello Mastroianni (to whom the piece is dedicated) this is one of Portuguese director Manoel De Oliveira's more accessible films. It is the story of Manoel (Mastroianni), an old director… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 5, 1997
DVD Release Date: April 25, 2000
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A lovely look at memories, the past, and endings. It's slightly talky, but beautifully autumnal, oddly relaxing and very moving.

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Scott Von Doviak
Film Threat

A motivational speech disguised as a travelogue - a cross-country Chicken Soup for the Soul

Peter Henne
Film Journal International

An unrushed journey, a loose summing up but not a dreary final testament, through a director's history, conducted by the filmmaker himself.

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