Luís de Camões is considered Portugal’s national poet, an equivalent to England’s Shakespeare or Spain’s Cervantes. João Lopes’s film takes us on an otherworldly journey to Camões’s five-hundred-year-old epic Os Lusíada, which he composed in Macau whilst he was stationed in the colony.

Filmmaker
João Lopes
Premiere
International premiere
Country
Portugal
Year
2012
Medium
DCP
Length
23’
Language
Portuguese
Producer
Rodrigo Areias
Production Company
Fundação Cidade Guimarães
Sales
Agencia - Portuguese Short Film Agency
Writer
João Lopes
Cinematography
Jorge Quintela
Website
http://www.guimaraes2012.pt