|Name||:||Maria de Medeiros|
|Birth Date||:||19 August 1965|
|Birth Place||:||Lisbon, Portugal|
Maria Esteves de Medeiros Victorino de Almeida, DamSE, known as Maria de Medeiros, is a Portuguese actress, director, and singer who has been involved in both European and American film productions.
100 Meters [4 November 2016 (Spain)]
A man with multiple sclerosis, told he could not complete an Iron Man race, does his best to compete.
An actress (Ana Padrao) loves a revolutionary (John Lynch) and sells herself to an English spy (Roshan Seth), as the Paris of Napoleon III falls.
A Samba for Sherlock [October 2001 (Portugal)]
Sherlock Holmes (Joaquim de Almeida) and Dr. Watson investigate a string of brutal murders in 19th-century Brazil.
Adam and Eve [22 December 1995]
A television journalist (Maria de Medeiros) infuriates her lesbian lover after she becomes pregnant.
Airbag [20 June 1997 (Spain)]
An engaged man (Karra Elejalde) meets various gangsters while frantically searching for his lost wedding ring.
April Captains [21 April 2000 (Portugal)]
Before the 1974 overthrow of facism in Portugal, a teacher (Maria de Medeiros) begs her minister brother to help two of her students, who are being held by the secret police.
Black is Beltza [5 October 2018 (Spain)]
Call Me Elisabeth [15 November 2006]
Due to the impending divorce of her parents, Elizabeth, a 10-year-old girl living in rural France, leads a life far from idyllic. However, her life changes after she becomes friends with a stranger.
Chicken with Plums [26 October 2011 (Switzerland)]
When his beloved violin is broken, famed musician Nasser Ali Khan (Mathieu Amalric) loses the will to live. Unable to find a replacement for the instrument, Nasser decides to retreat to his bed and await death. As he waits, Nasser plunges deep into reverie and experiences dreams both joyous and melancholic. He speaks with Azrael (Édouard Baer), the Angel of Death, who reveals the future of Nasser's children. As pieces of a puzzle fall together, the poignant secret of Nasser's life emerges.… MORE
David's Birthday [28 May 2010 (Italy)]
Two couples are enjoying their summer at the beach, but when the grown son of one couple arrives, it surprisingly stirs something in the husband of the other couple.
Deuxième vie [25 October 2000]
A man who has difficulty making decisions is propelled 16 years into the future.
Fallen Heroes [28 March 2008 (Italy)]
Fallen Heroes is a 2007 Italian crime-drama film directed by Paolo Franchi. It entered the competition at the 64th Venice International Film Festival.
Golden Balls [24 September 1993 (Madrid)]
A construction worker uses his charm and bravado in an attempt to attain enough finances from a disparate variety of sources to build his dream project: the tallest building in Benidorm.
Henry & June [5 October 1990 (USA)]
A literary love triangle is explored in this film, which was the first to earn an NC-17 rating. While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller (Fred Ward) and his wife, June (Uma Thurman), meet Anais Nin (Maria de Medeiros), and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her husband. Then, when June returns to France, an unexpected, and sometimes contentious, threesome forms.… MORE
Holidays by the Sea [29 June 2011 (France)]
The weekend arrives and various people, from punks to retirees, head to a place of relaxation.
Honolulu Baby 
A man learns about the down side of paradise when his company sends him to a community populated by beautiful women.
I, Cesar [28 May 2003 (Belgium)]
A precocious French schoolboy, Cesar Petit (Jules Sitruk) yearns for excitement beyond his comfortable Parisian life. While on a holiday, Cesar and his dream girl, Sarah (Josephine Berry), set out to help their friend Morgan Boulanger (Mabô Kouyaté) search for his father in London. Along the way, Cesar, Sarah and Morgan are aided by Gloria (Anna Karina), an eccentric aging punk rocker. Trouble arises when Cesar and Sarah try to keep their journey abroad a secret from their parents.… MORE
I'm Hungry, I'm Cold [1984 (France)]
Two teenagers run away and have to learn how to survive in Paris.
Infortunes De La Beaute, Les 
Daphne is in love with Vincent, who dates only fashion models. In an attempt to win Vincent's affection, Daphne commissions her painter friend to make a portrait of her, illustrating her own brand of beauty.
Journey to Portugal [16 June 2011 (Portugal)]
Maria, a Ukrainian woman, is detained when she arrives in Portugal and interrogated by the police.
Le Polygraphe 
Medea Miracle [30 March 2011 (France)]
A mother of two begins a downward spiral spurred by revenge, putting her daughters in harm's way.
Meeting Venus [18 September 1991 (France)]
An opera star (Glenn Close) falls for a married Hungarian conductor (Niels Arestrup) trying to do Wagner's "Tannhauser."
Meetings with a Young Poet [24 November 2013]
A young poet's life is altered when he meets Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett in a cafe.
Midsummer Madness [2 October 2007 (Austria)]
Midsummer Madness is a 2007 film telling 6 different stories all taking place in Latvia during the Latvian national festivities of Jāņi.
Moral Order [10 September 2020 (Portugal)]
My Life Without Me [7 March 2003 (Spain)]
When hard-working mother of two Ann (Sarah Polley) discovers she has terminal ovarian cancer and the doctors give her two months to live, she decides to keep the news from her family. Passing off her increasing weakness as a mild case of anemia, Ann begins to put her priorities in order in preparation for the last few months of her life. She records birthday messages for her daughters, visits her estranged father in prison and even seeks a replacement wife for her husband, Lee (Mark Ruffalo).… MORE
My Stars [29 October 2008]
Three actresses unite to get rid of an obsessed fan.
Pasolini [25 September 2014 (Italy)]
A chronicle of the last days of life of Italian film director and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini, whose body was found on the beaches of Ostia on the morning of November 3, 1975.
Pulp [Quentin Tarantino]
Pulp Fiction [10 September 1994 (South Korea)]
In the realm of underworld, a series of incidents intertwines the lives of two Los Angeles mobsters, a gangster's wife, a boxer and two small-time criminals.
Registe [8 March 2014 (Italy)]
Registe, also known as Women Directors, is a 2014 Italian independent film written and directed by Diana Dell'Erba.
Repare Bem [1 October 2013]
Director Maria de Medeiros reveals the cruelty of repressive regimes in Brazil and Chile and the courage of the people who fought against them.
Saint-Exupery: The Last Mission 
French pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Bernard Giraudeau) disappears on a routine World War II reconnaissance flight.
Shelter Me [18 January 2008 (Italy)]
A Moroccan stowaway (Mounir Ouadi) drives a wedge between lesbian lovers (Maria de Medeiros, Antonia Liskova) while living in their home.
Silvestre [6 May 1982 (Portugal)]
Silvestre is a 1981 Portuguese drama film directed by João César Monteiro. It was the debut film of Maria de Medeiros. The film was entered into the main competition at the 38th edition of the Venice Film Festival.
Spanish Fly [10 September 1998]
A female writer (Daphna Kastner) with a history of bad relationships interviews men in Madrid for a book on machismo.
A woman (Emma Lung) tries to start a new life after the death of her mother, but her family and a kleptomaniac get in the way.
The Broken Key [16 November 2017]
As Arthur tries to solve a series of murders, he must overcome his fears to understand the ancient ritual killings inspired by the seven deadly sins.
The Detective and Death [30 September 1994 (Spain)]
El detective y la muerte is a 1994 Spanish thriller film directed by Gonzalo Suárez.
The Forbidden Room [2015 (Canada)]
A submarine crew, which has been trapped underwater for months, encounters a strange woodsman. Though the vessel is doomed, the crew may be making its way towards the origins of its fears.
The Killer [Alexandre Aja]
O2 is an upcoming American-French survival thriller film directed and produced by Alexandre Aja, from a screenplay by Christie LeBlanc. It stars Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric and Malik Zidi.
The Masters of Suspense [July 2014 (Canada)]
The women in Quentin's, Dany's and Hubert's lives cause a series of unexpected situations and lead them into a troubling world.
The Reader [10 December 2008 (New York)]
Michael, a teenager, falls in love with an older woman named Hanna. Their liaison ends when she suddenly vanishes. They meet after a decade when she goes on trial for being a Nazi guard during WWII.
The Remains of Nothing [11 September 2004]
The Remains of Nothing is a 2004 Italian historical drama film directed by Antonietta De Lillo. It was screened out of competition at the 61st Venice International Film Festival. It won the David di Donatello Award for Best Costume Design.
The Saddest Music in the World [14 February 2004 (USA)]
In this experimental musical set in 1930s Winnipeg, Canada, amputee baroness Lady Port-Huntley (Isabella Rossellini) organizes a competition offering $25,000 to the person who can compose the saddest music in the world. Musicians -- including a depressed Broadway producer (Mark McKinney), his guilt-stricken father (David Fox) and a Serbian cellist (Ross McMillan) -- flock to Winnipeg with the hope that they will be the best at conveying tragedy and grief in their music.… MORE
The Son of Joseph [12 February 2016 (Russia)]
Vincent's mother always refused to reveal the identity of his father, but the teenager finally learns, to his dismay, that it's Oscar Pormenor, an egoistic and cynical Parisian publisher.
The Story of Me [7 August 2009 (Brazil)]
Roberto shows a special talent to tell stories as a child. When his mother puts him in a new government institution at age six, little by little, he loses hope, until at age thirteen, after hundreds of escapes, he's considered 'irrecoverable'.
Two Brothers, My Sister [4 November 1994 (Portugal)]
When Maria's (Maria de Medeiros) brothers tire of their father's (Fernando Reis Jr.) abusive ways, all their outrage becomes directed at her. Already straining to balance a job, school and taking care of the house, watching her family slowly dissolving becomes too much, and Maria finds herself submitting to self-destructive impulses. When her mother commits suicide, and then her employer tries to rape her, she finally goes over the edge. Can Maria's shattered family save her from herself?… MORE
Two Fridas [14 August 2019 (Mexico)]
Water and Salt 
- 19 August 1965.
- Lisbon, Portugal.