Jos and Pilar (2010)

Director
Miguel Gonçalves Mendes

Main cast
José Saramago; Pilar del Río; Gael García Bernal

Genres
Documentary

Description
"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature. It follows the days of José Saramago, the Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist, and his wife, Pilar del Rio. The film shows their whirlwind life of international travel, his passion for completing his masterpiece, "The Elephant's Journey" and how their love quietly sustains them throughout.


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