O Miradouro da Lua

Director: Jorge António
Country: Portugal / Angola
Year: 1993
Running Time: 90 min.
Language: Portuguese


A young drama apprentice gets an invitation from his unknown father to come to Angola. During the trip he meets an Angolan girl. When he gets to his father’s home, a great surprise will change his life.

About the Director

Jorge António

Also Known As: Jorge António

Biography: Jorge António was born on June 8th, 1966 in Lisbon, Portugal. He directed his first feature film at the age of 24, and was the youngest director in Portugal at that time. O Miradouro da Lua (1993) was the first co-production between Portugal and Angola, and was made during the Angolan civil war. At the Luanda International Film Festival 2010, Jorge António refused the best documentary award for O Lendário Tio Liceu e os Ngola Ritmos. He offered the prize money to an Angolan welfare children institution. Since 1995, Jorge has also been the Executive Producer of the Contemporary Dance Company of Angola.

(Source: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031639/bio)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
O Miradouro da Lua (2000).

O Gato preto (1986);
O Funeral (1992);
O Miradouro da Lua (1993);
Outras Frases (2003);
A Utopia do Padre Himalaya (2004);
Angola, Histórias da Música Popular (2005);
Kuduro – Fogo no Museke (2007);
Histórias da Vida na Terra (2008 – Jorge António, Rui Braz, Luis Correia, José Filipe Costa);
O Lendário Tio Liceu e os Ngola Ritmos (2010);
Outros Rituais Mais ou Menos (2011);
Dias de Chuva (2013).