Manoel de Oliveira

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Manoel de Oliveira
Manoel de Oliveira in July 2008.
BornManoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira
11 December 1908(1908-12-11)
Porto, Portugal
Dee'd2 Apryle 2015(2015-04-02) (aged 106)
Porto, Portugal
ThriftDirector, screenwriter
Years active1927–2015
Hauf-marrae(s)Maria Carvalhais (m. 1940–2015)

Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira GCSE, GCIH (Portuguese: [mɐnuˈɛɫ doliˈvɐjɾɐ]; 11 December 1908 - 2 Apryle 2015) wis a Portuguese director an screenwriter. He wis, at 106, possibly the auldest active movie director.

Manoel de Oliveira wis born in Cedofeita, Porto an wis raisit as a Roman Catholic. He began makin films in 1927. Oliveira marrit Maria Carvalhais on 4 December 1940. Thay hae fower childer thegither that war aw born in the 1940s.[1] When he wis younger, Oliveira competit as a race car driver.[2] He wis an aa an athlete competin in the pole vault event.[2] He died on Apryle 2, 2015 frae heart failure, aged 106.[3]

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  1. "Manoel de Oliveira biography". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 Februar 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. a b Randal Johnson, Manoel de Oliveira (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007), p. 5
  3. "Manoel De Oliveira, Portugal Director, Dead at 106". ABC News Internet Ventures. Retrieved 2 Apryle 2015.

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