Manoel de Oliveira's (Porto, 1908-2015) oeuvre is one of the most original chapters in the history of cinema
. His work has received universal recognition as demonstrated by the host of awards from film festivals and academies worldwide. Amor de Perdição
(1981), O sapato de cetim
, ou A Vã Glória de Mandar
(1990), Vale Abraão
(1993) are some of his greatest accomplishments.