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Inquietude (Anxiety ) (1998)

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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 competition at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

Cast

Jose Pinto
as Father ["The Immortals"]
Luís Miguel Cintra
as Son ["The Immortals"]
Isabel Ruth
as Marta ["The Immortals"]
Leonor Silveira
as Suzy ["Suzy"]
Diogo Dória
as Him ["Suzy"]
David Cardoso
as Friend ["Suzy"]
Irene Papas
as Mother ["Mother Of A River"]
Leonor Baldaque
as Fisalina ["Mother Of A River"]
Ricardo Trepa
as Fiance ["Mother Of A River"]
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Critic Reviews for Inquietude (Anxiety )

All Critics (2)

Oliveira brilliantly weaves together three loosely connected stories with profound philosophical questions.

September 1, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

It may seem talky at first, but there is some genuine thought going on behind the talk, and some of the images are gorgeous.

January 4, 2011 | Full Review…

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