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67 Ratings

The Poet of the Castle

O Poeta do Castelo

Brazil, 1959
Short, Documentary


O Poeta do Castelo (The Poet of the Castle,1959), a 10-minute portrait of modernist poet and de Andrade’s godfather, Manuel Bandeira, is clear in its affection for it subject, though like many New-Waveish films of the time, depicts the modern urban landscape as an ominous and alienating force.

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The Poet of the Castle Directed by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade

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