Three Palm Trees

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Three Palm Trees
Directed by João Botelho
Written by João Botelho
Starring Teresa Roby
Release date
  • 5 May 1994 (1994-05-05)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Portugal
Language Portuguese

Three Palm Trees (Portuguese : Três Palmeiras) is a 1994 Portuguese film by João Botelho. It was screened at the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes. [1] The film was selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 67th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. [2]

Portuguese language Romance language that originated in Portugal

Portuguese is a Western Romance language originating in the Iberian Peninsula. It is the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola, and São Tomé and Príncipe. It also has co-official language status in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea and Macau in China. As the result of expansion during colonial times, a cultural presence of Portuguese and Portuguese creole speakers are also found in Goa, Daman and Diu in India; in Batticaloa on the east coast of Sri Lanka; in the Indonesian island of Flores; in the Malacca state of Malaysia; and the ABC islands in the Caribbean where Papiamento is spoken, while Cape Verdean Creole is the most widely spoken Portuguese-based Creole. A Portuguese-speaking person or nation may be referred to as "Lusophone" in both English and Portuguese.

João Botelho Portuguese film director

João Manuel Relvas Leopoldo Botelho is a Portuguese film director.

Directors Fortnight independent section held in parallel to the Cannes Film Festival

The Directors' Fortnight is an independent section held in parallel to the Cannes Film Festival. It was started in 1969 by the French Directors Guild after the events of May 1968 resulted in cancellation of the Cannes festival as an act of solidarity with striking workers.

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References

  1. "Três Palmeiras" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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