Manuela Viegas

Film costumer designer

1957 –

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Who is Manuela Viegas?

Manuela Viegas is a Portuguese film editor and director. Is considered to be part of The School of Reis film tradition.

An influential film editor since the 1970s, she has edited dozens of films, among them Pedro Costa's Blood, Joaquim Sapinho's The Policewoman or João César Monteiro's Silvestre and À Flor da Pele. In 1999, she directed her first and only feature film until today, Gloria, which was part of the official competition of the 49th Berlin International Film Festival, being the only Portuguese film to ever do so until Tabu was selected in 2012.

She is nowadays a professor of film editing at the Portuguese National Film School.

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Born
Oct 13, 1957
Porto
Nationality
  • Portugal
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on July 23, 2013

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