Tribute: Manoel de Oliveira

A caça

The Hunt
Manoel de Oliveira
P 1963
21 min

Oliveira’s short classic is about an accident that befalls a small boy in the marshlands near his village. He becomes mired in a bog and his companion rounds up huntsmen and villagers to form a human chain to pull him out. As released, A CAÇA was interpreted as a parable of human solidarity, though Oliveira had intended a downbeat ending. Censors, however, demanded a more optimistic outcome.

From the collection of the Cinemateca Portuguese and with support from the Österreichischen Filmmuseum

further screening: Nov. 13, 20:30 Filmmuseum

  • Manoel de Oliveira
  • Manoel de Oliveira
  • Manoel de Oliveira
  • Manoel de Oliveira
  • Fernando Jorge
  • Manuel Fortes
  • Domingos Carneiro
Tobis-Portuguesa, Manoel de Oliveira
35 mm
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