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Manoel de Oliveira at 100

Scorpios get more asthma and more Sagittarius males live to be 100.
One days after Elliott Carter and 14 days after Claude Levi-Strauss, Manoel de Oliveira is turning 100 today.

Manoel de Oliveira dances with Sweet and Tender (He turned 99 last year)

A Talking Picture – his film in many languages with big stars – Catherine Deneuve,John Malkovich, Stefania Sandrelli and Irene Papas

Irene Papas gets to speak her lines in Greek, Part II

Despite touristy locales, the film’s style is so austere as to be almost primitive. Oliveira barely moves the camera and rarely emphasizes the imposing backdrops.
Ship of Fools: The Life Aquatic With Captain John Malkovich (Villagevoice review of A Talking Picture)

Manoel de Oliveira: the oldest working film director (Euronews)
He looks and speaks at least 30 years younger, amazing!

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