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Manoel De Oliveira

Director, Writer, Editor
11 December 1908 to 2 April 2015

A Portuguese filmmaker who continued working prolifically up until his death aged 106, Oliveira struggled to make films during his early career due to censorship laws but gained international recognition in the 1980s with films including Francisca (1981). His body of work was recognised by numerous film festivals including Cannes, Venice and Berlin.

Read Manoel de Oliveira's Guardian obituary here