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The history of the Portuguese terror presented at MOTELX

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The history of the Portuguese terror presented at MOTELX

1911 year first Portuguese horror filmhistory of one Serial killer who terrorized Lisbon by committing several crimes in the Aguas Livres aqueduct in the 19th century.

“Os Crimes de Diogo Alves” from the era of silent films has been restored by Cinemateca Portuguesa and will be presented this year in the edition of MOTELX with a special presentation.

According to João Monteiro, one of the festival’s artistic directors, “It’s not enough just to show it, it’s better to have a soundtrack or recreate the score and ask an orchestra or band to play.” “Logistically it is more difficult, but this year we did it,” he emphasizes.

the premiere has already taken place Annecy Animation FestivalNuno Beato’s “Os Deénios do Meu Avô” is another document from the history of Portuguese cinema, which is presented in a retrospective this year at MOTELX.

João Monteiro admits that “From Estado Novo to April 25th, it’s harder to find (Portuguese cinematographic works), but they exist” and recalls “Três Dias Sem Deus”, a fantasy film that was thought to be lost because it was supposed to have burned in a fire in Tobise.

The art director explains to Euronews that “Três Dias Sem Deus” is “the first film directed by a Portuguese woman, Barbara Virginia, who was 22 at the time and who made a film inspired by E. Hitchcock’s Rebecca.”

Dario Argento present

He is one of this year’s headliners at MOTELX. Oculos Escuros (Dark Glasses), which premiered in Cannes, will be presented live in Lisbon by the director himself, Italian Dario Argento.

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Pedro Souza, Artistic Director of MOTELX, justifies his choice: “In over 80 years of activity, he has a work that will impress many fans and also remind them of all his cinematography, because he is one of the great predecessors of the giallothis wave of Italian horror cinema.”

This year The doors of terror have opened in Lisbon with the amazing Festa (Bodies, Bodies, Bodies) directed by the Dutchwoman Galina Rein. She won’t be the only woman in the spotlight.

Pedro Souto reports that there are “women directors, women who make horror films.” “And this year we have a great selection, starting, of course, with the first film, Bodies, Bodies, Bodies, directed by a woman. We also have the British film The Banquet and the Czech film The Night Siren. ‘”.

The 16th MOTELX will run until September 12th. At stake will be Silver Melissasaccess premium golden melia for the best European fantasy film.

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Mother of autistic boy attacked by CR7 criticizes Portuguese again

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Mother of autistic boy attacked by CR7 criticizes Portuguese again

The case of Cristiano Ronaldo’s aggression against an autistic fan continues to be heard in England. Sarah Kelly, mother of Jake Harding, has asked the English Football Federation to punish the Portuguese star.

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Sarah’s complaint comes after the league filed a complaint against a Manchester United player for aggression against Jake in the Manchester team’s match against Everton on April 9 last season in the Premier League. After an unsuccessful result, the Portuguese dropped a fan’s mobile phone on the way to the locker room.

According to Sarah, she and her son once again became victims of offenses in social networks after the announcement of the complaint against the attacker.

“People are following me, saying that I am rebelling again, but I didn’t know anything about it. The case should have been heard six months ago. My son talks every day about what happened to him. He still hasn’t returned his phone,” he said.

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Jake’s mother still asks how the player manages to sleep at night after what happened. “Let’s hope he finally gets the right punishment. He can’t keep getting away with it. Your behavior is unacceptable…” Sarah concluded.

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Marseille in California. ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

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“You are the future,” President Marcelo Rebelo de Souza told a three-year-old girl dressed in traditional Portuguese clothing who came out to greet him on the podium where he spoke at Artesia Portuguese Salon. The city, located on the outskirts of Los Angeles, has not hosted the President of the Portuguese Republic since 1989. This weekend, he did it with pomp and the setting of an ornate Portuguese-American community bursting with pride.

“We have never lost the honor and responsibility of being representatives of this beautiful flag,” said Jimmy Enes, a member of Artesia DES, a Portuguese descendant, in a welcoming speech delivered in perfect Portuguese. “When we are asked who we are, we always answer”i am portuguese“and not”Portuguese-American“or ‘Portuguese American’,” he said. “That’s why we’re trying step by step to protect our heritage on the outskirts of Los Angeles, one of the greatest cities in the world.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support

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Cristiano Ronaldo got a cut on his nose and needed a bandage (Photo: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP)

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Gratitude. It seems that the attacker Cristiano Ronaldo shared his social media with Portuguese fans after a clash with Czech goalkeeper Vaclik. In the auction, the assailant received a cut on his face and needed a bandage to stop the bleeding.

“Great game, important team win! We remain focused on our goal. Thanks to the Portuguese public for the fantastic support,” the striker wrote on his Instagram account.

The match was marked by a great performance Portugal national team, who beat the Czech Republic 4-0 to take the lead in Nations League Group 2 with ten points with one matchday to go in the group stage of the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo ended up losing to his team.

After the match, the leader of the Portuguese national team appreciated the result achieved on the road. “It was a very important victory and all teammates should be congratulated on the result,” commented the 37-year-old striker.

With three wins, one draw and one defeat, the Portuguese team has the best attack in their group with eleven goals scored and a net difference of nine. The team is one draw away from qualifying for the tournament series. The next match against Spain is next Tuesday in the city of Braga.

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