Jorge Mourinha

Critic

Portugal

Jorge Mourinha is a film critic at Lisbon's daily newspaper Público and maintains film review blog The Flickering Wall.

Virgin Margarida

Date: 09 Sep 2012 Category: TV/Film
4.0 Rating
There's a very thin line involved in supporting filmmaking from countries with little or no tradition: no matter how precarious the conditions are, and how worthwhile the efforts are, if the films aren't all that good you run the risk of either seeming condescending or cruel. And yet, most of contemporary filmmaking from the African countries that were Portuguese colonies fits that bill to a T. Angolan, Mozambican, Guinean cinema is so fragile an ...