by INÊS DE MEDEIROS | 2006, 60’, documentary | prod. FAUX
A hundred letters written by Portuguese women during the Salazar dictatorship were found by chance in a second-hand bookshop. By confronting today the women who wrote these letters with the ghosts of the past, and revealing important archive material, LETTERS TO A DICTATOR takes us on an in-depth journey through the obscurantism that dominated Portugal for more than 50 years.
- Fipa D’argent for Best Documentary Biarritz 2007
- Best Portuguese Film Doclisboa 2006
- Audience Award Mostra de Cinema de São Paulo 2007 Femina
- Award Rio de Janeiro 2008
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FAUX is a film production company created by Sérgio Tréfaut and based in Lisbon since 2003. It deals with creative documentaries and independent feature films for an international audience. All films in Faux catalogue have won awards in International film festivals and were broadcasted by TV channels around the world: ARTE (France-Germany), WDR (Germany), RTBF (Belgium), YLE (Finland), SVT (Sweden), TV3 Cataluña, Canal Sur, Canal História (Spain), ERT (Greece), RTP, TV Cine (Portugal), Canal Brasil, GNT (Brazil), RTV (South Corea), among others. Faux also distributes these films throughout a wide network of cinemas in Portugal.
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