The best João Nunes Monteiro’s movies

João Nunes Monteiro

João Nunes Monteiro

If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best João Nunes Monteiro’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about João Nunes Monteiro.
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The Tsugua Diaries

The Tsugua Diaries
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 13/07/2021
  • Character: João
Crista, Carloto and João are building an airy greenhouse for butterflies in the garden. The three of them share household routines, day after day… And they are not the only ones.

Wild

Wild
5.2/10
Nora comes out of prison. She only has one thing in mind: finding a youg neo-punk artist she admires, Léa. Mirror of one another, these two soulmates will get to know each other and rebuild their lives together.

Mosquito

Mosquito
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 05/03/2020
  • Character: Zacarias
Dreaming of great adventures and of standing up for his homeland, a young Portuguese man enlists in the army during World War I and is sent to the front line in Mozambique, Africa. Left behind by his platoon, he sets out on a grueling trek across the mystic Makua native land, walking for over a thousand kilometers, in search of his dream.

Soldier Millions

Soldier Millions
6.3/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 12/04/2018
  • Character: Filho Mais Velho
A Portuguese soldier, who got stranded from his team during the La Lys battle, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions.

Technoboss

Technoboss
5.8/10
The start of Luís Rovisco’s old age isn’t exactly cheerful. Already in his sixties, he’s still roaming the country by himself, carrying out his tasks — increasingly less real — as sales director for the company SegurVale. Sadness, resignation? Not with the songs Luís makes up behind the wheel, and that take over this film from start to finish.

O Cônsul de Bordéus

O Cônsul de Bordéus
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 03/05/2012
  • Character: Aaron Apelman
This is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man of conviction who saved 30,000 lives during WWII, in June 1940. Among them were10,000 Jews. As the Portuguese General Consul stationed in Bordeaux, France, he issued 30,000 visas for safe passage to Portugal. He defied the direct orders of his government and exhibited courage, moral rectitude, unselfishness, and self-sacrifice by issuing visas to all refugees regardless of nationality, race, religion or political opinions.This narrative film expresses his heroic actions towards humanity, which will perpetuate his legacy of justice for a new generation. In 1966, Yad Vashem named him Righteous Among the Nations. He is considered to have achieved the largest single rescue operation of World War II.

Letters from War

Letters from War
6.7/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 01/09/2016
  • Character: Bichezas
In 1971, António Lobo Antunes' life is brutally interrupted when he is drafted into the Portuguese Army to serve as a doctor in one of the worst zones of the Colonial War – the East of Angola. Away from everything dear he writes letters to his wife while he is immersed in an increasingly violent setting. While he moves between several military posts he falls in love for Africa and matures politically. At his side, an entire generation struggles and despairs for the return home. In the uncertainty of war events, only the letters can make him survive.

Damned Summer

Damned Summer
5.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 21/08/2017
  • Character: Mimoso
Idling afternoons, drugs, heartbreaks, psychedelic moods immersed in music. An adrenaline rush. Lisbon as the backdrop for a drifting youth.

Offline

Offline
6.6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 25/03/2016
  • Character: Leonardo Davintji
Tiago doesn't understand the internet. Rita doesn't understand people. Tiago is a 5th and 6th grade History teacher who, against the will of his mother and his boss, lives without a smartphone or computer, completely offline. Rita is his antisocial neighbour, who loves videogames and procrastinating. Sailorspoon and Davintji are funny and wise youtubers... Whilst Sailorspoon dreams of a trip to Japan, Davintji suffers with the love life of his brother Marco. Diana searches for love with an app... She and Marco form a romantic pair that meets over the net. All of them trying to discover who they are, and how to survive in a world that is increasingly digital. Dick pics, hashtags, youtubers, memes. Illuminati confirmed!

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A Lenda do Galo

A Lenda do Galo
  • Genre: History
  • Release: 08/11/2019
  • Character: Santiago
14th century. Santiago obsessed with a punishing God, on an initiatory trip on his way to Santiago de Compostela, sees his chastity and aptitude put to the test. Santiago rejects the sin of the flesh and eventually falls into a trap. He is unjustly arrested and sentenced to death.

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