TRIBUTE TO ANTÓNIO-PEDRO VASCONCELOS 2012
A director with a long and prestigious career who brought crowds to the theatres with his most recent films, is certainly a man to watch. Fantasporto 2012 has decided to pay its tribute to director-producer António-Pedro Vasconcelos.
Born in 1939, he studied law, was a film critic,the editor of the film magazine Cinéfilo and worked on television. He directed commercials and documentaries as well as feature films. He was a cofounder of the Centro Português de Cinema. In feature films, he directed, among others, “Jaime”, “The Immortals”, “Call Girl” and “Beauty and the Paparazzo”.
"Les Affamés" from Robin Aubert, wins Best Film Award and Best Director for the Fantasy Film Official Section and "True Fiction" from Jin-Mook Kim, wins Best Film and Best Screenplay for the Directors Week Official Section.
Starting next February 20th, the 38th edition of Fantasporto- Oporto International Film Festival, ends on March 3rd (competitions) and March 4th (the awards screenings), 3 more days than usual.
38º FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DO PORTO 38th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL