"Inside us there is something with no name, that something is what we are."
Well, he obviously had a beautiful "something". A one-of-a-kind human being with a beautiful mind and one of my favourite authors since High School.
Saramago was a man with great sense of humour, great ideals and he surely was one of the most talented thinkers and writers I've known of. It's his personality which makes "José & Pilar" an entertaining and very touching documentary. His words will…
Being part of a family which spent a great part of their lives in Africa before the Portuguese Colonial War, this film became something really special for me.
Hearing about their stories, the weird animals they used to pet and their completely different lifestyle always made me really curious. But with this movie, everything suddenly became a lot more clear.
The landscapes and houses in this movie really look like the ones in the old photo albums (the only thing…