António de Macedo

António de Macedo – As Horas de Maria AKA Maria’s Hours (1979)

A young girl with an undisclosed ailment is comforted by a nun who is her aunt in this symbolic, slow-moving drama. The action takes place in a clinic where the head doctor regards Christ as a subversive and a revolutionary. The victim’s religious faith remains intact, even when she is on the verge of death as her aunt prays for her salvation. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi Read More »

António de Macedo – Domingo à Tarde AKA Sunday Afternoon (1966)


Jorge is the doctor in charge of the Haematology Department of a big hospital. One day he meets Clarisse, a patient suffering from advanced leukaemia, and falls in love with her. His struggle to save her inevitably fails in the end, and Jorge will now have to deal with a future of pointless routine and despair. Read More »