Alberto Seixas Santos

Alberto Seixas Santos – Brandos Costumes AKA Gentle Costume AKA Gentle Morals (1975)


Portrait of the everyday life of a typical middle-class family in parallel with the fall of the “Estado Novo”, the 48-year dictatorship led by Salazar. The daughters’ conflicts and frustrations with their parents, their grandmother and their maid find an obvious echo in the country’s collective events. Read More »