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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2022 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 


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Screening March 3rd - Closing Fantasporto

Grand Auditorium
14:00 • The Night of the Virgin
Roberto San Sebastián, 117 '- Esp (Fantasy) - P & P - v.o. english / leg. port. - ANTESTREIA
A horror comedy about a New Year's Eve party. Nico, a naive 20-year-old, does everything to lose his virginity that night, no matter what the cost. In the middle of the party, his gaze intersects with that of Medea, a cunning and attractive mature woman. Award-winning film at the festivals Fantasia (Canada), Fantaspoa (Brazil) and Atlanta Horror Fest.
16:15 • Freddy / Eddy
Trini Tullman, 94 '- Germany (Psychological drama) - P & P - v.o. english / leg. port. - ANTESTREIA
Freddy finds himself in the biggest crisis of his life after being accused of beating his wife. As his world collapses, his childhood imaginary friend, Eddy, reappears exactly with Freddy's current appearance. But instead of becoming an aid, as in the past, Eddy becomes a nightmare. Best Film Award at the Austin Film Festival.
18:00 • Crone Wood
Mark Sheridan - 85 'Ireland (Horror) - v.o. leg. english / leg. port. - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A young couple who have just met themselves decide to go camping after a fantastic first date.
It is a decision that you will soon regret ... Another example of the thriving Irish cinematography in the field of horror and imagination.
- Le Fidèle (Loyalty Without Limits)
Michael R. Roskam, 130 '- Belgium (Drama) - P & P - v.o. / leg. port. - ANTESTREIA
Film representative of Belgium to the Oscars, was selected for the Festivals of Venice, London, Chicago and Toronto. A tragic love story in the world of car racing and crime. "Variety" considered the director as one of the 10 to follow closely. Distribution Cinemundo.
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15:30 • SPECIAL SESSION - Doctor Clowns
Bernardo Lopes, Helder Faria - 75 '(Port) PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - Documentary - v.o. port. - WORLD ANTESTREIA
In a special session, a documentary about the origin and action of the clown-shaped doctors animates children in hospitals all over the world, and whose major symbol is the Red Nose. Fado Movies.
18:30 • HOMAGE LAURO ANTÓNIO - Submerged Morning
Lauro António, 127 '(Port) - 1980 (Drama) - v.o. port. - TRIBUTE
Lauro António, director, screenwriter and extraordinary promoter of Cinema, in his first and remarkable feature film with a long career, of more than 50 years, as a film critic in the main Portuguese newspapers and magazines. Based on the novel by Virgílio Ferreira.
21:15 • The Unwilling
Jonathan Heap, 81 '- USA (Horror) - P & P - v.o. english - ANTESTREIA
After the death of a much hated patriarch, a mysterious box appears during the reading of the will, forcing each member of the family to recognize their respective mortal sins. Reluctantly, the family will suffer the effects of the box. One of the most amazing examples of horror movies


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About Fantasporto

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The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.


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