Miguel Gonçalves Mendes

  • Miguel Gonçalves Mendes – José e Pilar (2010)

    2001-2010DocumentaryMiguel Gonçalves MendesPortugalRomance


    “The Elephant’s Journey”, in which Saramago narrates the adventures and antics of an elephant transported from the court of King John III of Portugal to that of the Austrian Archduke Maximillian, is the starting point of José and Pilar.

    It shows us their day to day life in Lanzarote, at home and on work trips around
    the globe. José and Pilar is a surprising portrayal of an author throughout the
    creative process and of the relationship of a couple dedicated to changing the
    world, or at least trying to make it a better place.Read More »

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