The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)

Directer:Manoel de Oliveira Writter:Manoel de Oliveira Running time:97 min Country:Portugal,Spain,France,Brazil  Language:Portuguese Genre:Drama Subtitle:English Starring:Pilar López de Ayala as Angélica, Filipe Vargas as Marido,
Ricardo Trêpa as Isaac
, Leonor Silveira as Mother, Ana Maria Magalhães as Clementina, Isabel Ruth as Doméstica,
Luís Miguel Cintra as Engineer
, Ricardo Aibéo, Paulo Matos as Homem da Gabardine, Adelaide Teixeira as Justina




A magical masterpiece.
Kevin Thomas, LA Times

A gift from a filmmaker who, at 101 years old, is nearly as old as cinema itself.
Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

THE BEST FILM OF 2010. A sublimely autumnal comic masterpiece."
J. Hoberman, Village Voice

A rapturous, otherworldly romance.
Keith Uhlich, Time Out NY

A fable of fantastical love.
Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

A radiant ghost story and a tale of cinema itself.
Dennis Lim, Artforum

A photographer is asked by hotel owners to take portraits of their recently deceased daughter.

The Strange Case of Angelica (Portuguese: O Estranho Caso de Angélica) is a 2010 Portuguese drama film directed by Manoel de Oliveira. It was entered into the Un Certain Regard section of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

The new film from master filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira, The Strange Case of Angelica is a magical tale of a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously passed away. Arriving at their estate, Isaac is struck by Angelicas beauty. But when he looks through his lens, the young woman appears to come to life. From that moment, Isaac will be haunted by Angelica day and night.