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Hard Times

Tempos Difíceis

Directed by João Botelho
Portugal, United Kingdom, 1988
Drama

Synopsis

Even if adapted from Dickens’ Hard Times, the writer’s world fits perfectly in the Portuguese reality of these times. In a hamlet, that functions as a social microcosms, great wealth & extreme poverty mingle, so do culture, ignorance, perversion & ignorance. Griffith’s channelled via Júlia Britton.

Synopsis

Even if adapted from Dickens’ Hard Times, the writer’s world fits perfectly in the Portuguese reality of these times. In a hamlet, that functions as a social microcosms, great wealth & extreme poverty mingle, so do culture, ignorance, perversion & ignorance. Griffith’s channelled via Júlia Britton.

Hard TimesDirected byJoão Botelho

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1988 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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