The Invisible Life (A vida invisível)
- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Vítor Gonçalves
- Written by: Mónica Santana Baptista/Vítor Gonçalves
- Cast: Filipe Duarte, João Perry, Maria João Pinho
A man named Hugo (Duarte) worries about his unwell older colleague Antonio (Perry) while his ex-partner Adriana (Pinho) laughs at him condescendingly. A sluggish effort to create a Last Year in Marienbad-style enigma about love, loss and loneliness, defeated by awkward acting, inept storytelling and uneven tone.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Invisible Life8 Jul 2014
A sluggish effort from Portuguese director Goncalves, returning to filmmaking after almost 30 years
Portuguese director Vitor Gonçalves was much-celebrated for his 1986 debut A Girl in Summer, but has taken until now to follow it up – with a piece that’s sadly unlikely to put him back on the map. With awkwardly theatrical acting, zero expositional…
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