The Dead Queen
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    The Dead Queen

    Pedro & Ines

    Directed by

    Portugal, France, Brazil


    120 min

    • Portuguese


    Inspired by the true story of the Portuguese King Dom Pedro (fourteenth century), who unearthed his beloved to crown her queen after her death, Pedro and Ines recounts this unparalleled passion story over three eras: - in the Middle Ages, where everything originally happened, in the present time where Pedro and Ines are architects in a big city and, in a dystopian future, where people flee from the cities to the countryside to survive, immortalizing this peculiar love story throughout the ages.

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    António Ferreira
    Paulo Castilho
    António Ferreira
    Luís Pedro Madeira
    António Ferreira

    António Ferreira


    António Ferreira was born in Coimbra in 1970. He started working as a computer programmer while dedicating his spare time to photography, a profession that he would later abandon when leaving for Paris in 1991. In 1994 he started studying at the Lisbon Film University (ESTC). In 1996 he entered the Berlin Film Academy (dffb) where he studied for another two years. In 2000, António Ferreira went to Cannes Film Festival with the short film BREATHING (UNDER WATER) and won several prizes in international festivals. One year later he shot his first feature film, FORGET EVERYTHING I’VE TOLD YOU, which became one of the most seen films in Portugal that year. Recently António Ferreira shot the short film, IT WASN’T GOD’S WILL, which was premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival 2007. He currently lives and works in Coimbra – Portugal, where he runs his production company ZED FILMES.

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