O Poeta do Castelo (1959)

A 10-minute portrait of modernist poet and de Andrade’s godfather, Manuel Bandeira, is clear in its affection for it subject, though like many New-Waveish films of the time, depicts the modern urban landscape as an ominous and alienating force.


Version with English subs exists.

2 years ago


I watched the Youtube version with Italian subs. Just enough to understand it for me, but I'm still wondering whether there are any English subs around.

Basically it's just a few poems by Manuel Bandeira, the Brazilian poet displayed in this short.

3 years ago



I liked it a lot even though I did not understand at all. The photo, the editing, the feeling.

2 years ago

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