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The Fifth Empire (2007)

The Fifth Empire




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Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Madragoa Filmes - Official Site

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Hypnotic. Mr. Oliveira's aesthetic syncs up with his main interest: capturing characters' words and gestures in real time as they work through philosophical and political conundrums while remaining largely oblivious to the physical world around them.

Full Review… | June 1, 2007
New York Times
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Any hope that the great Portuguese master is in one of his more accessible moods is quickly dashed as the film grows progressively darker, talkative, and stubborn in the extreme.

Full Review… | May 30, 2007
Village Voice
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Full Review… | April 17, 2009
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