Cristóvão Colombo – O Enigma

History, real and imagined
Ricardo Trêpa and Leonor Baldaque
Directed by Manoel de Oliveira

How does it feel to be a hundred years old? Not very different from forty of fifty, if you’re anything like director Manoel de Oliveira as seen in his recent film Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma. Sprightly enough for a man several decades younger, standing tall and straight, accompanied by a loving wife who must be close in age, still driving, still driven, still curious and reflecting upon the ... more >