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Age106 (age at death)
Birthday 11 December, 1908
Birthplace Porto, Portugal
Died 2 April, 2015
Place of Death Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Director
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Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira GCSE, GCIH (11 December 1908 – 2 April 2015) was a Portuguese film director and screenwriter born in Cedofeita, Porto. He first began making films in 1927, when he and some friends attempted to make a film about World War I. In 1931 he completed his first film Douro, Faina Fluvial, a documentary about his home city Porto made in the city symphony genre. He made his feature film debut in 1942 with Aniki-Bóbó and continued to make shorts and documentaries for the next 30 years, gaining a minimal amount of recognition without being considered a major world film director. Among the numerous factors that prevented Oliveira from making more films during this time period were the political situation in Portugal, family obligations and money.

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