Actress PORTUGAL

Leonor SILVEIRA

Leonor SILVEIRA

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Biography

Leonor Silveira made her film debut in 1989 playing the lead in Manoel de Oliveira’s The Cannibals. She became his muse and went on to play strong parts in eighteen of his films, most of which were presented at Cannes. The heroine of Abraham Valley in 1993, she then shared the billing with Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Marcello and Chiara Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli and Irene Papas in The Convent, Anxiety, The Letter, I’m Going Home… She has also worked with other Portuguese directors: João Botelho, Joaquim Pinto, Luís Galvão Teles and Vicente Jorge Silva. In 1998, she began working for the Ministry for Culture before joining the Film, Audiovisual and Multimedia Institute, becoming its Vice President in 2005.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2009
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Directors

Alf SJÖBERG

Alf SJÖBERG

Alain CAVALIER

Alain CAVALIER

Script Writer, Director
Carlos DIEGUES

Carlos DIEGUES

Director
Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director, Script Writer
Laurent BÉCUE-RENARD

Laurent BÉCUE-RENARD

Director
Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Director
Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

Script Writer, Director
Samba GADJIGO

Samba GADJIGO

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