Diamantino

Diamantino
  • 2018
  • Portugal / France / Brazil
  • 1h 32min
  • Directed by: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt
  • Cast: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira
  • Language: Portuguese
  • UK release: 20 October 2018

Diamantino (Cotta) is considered the greatest football player on the planet, but he suffers an existential crisis after a fatal error at the World Cup final. Hectic, hysterical, relentlessly juvenile comedy in which strident satire battles whimsy and loses. More exhausting than entertaining.

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Diamantino

6 May 20192 stars

Giddy Portuguese comedy that combines strident satire and strained whimsicality

There is a giddy, hysterical comic fizz to Diamantino that cannot be denied. It takes off in all directions at once, scattering wild ideas and silly japes as it goes. However, it is so relentlessly juvenile that a little of it goes a very long way. This…

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