Diamantino

Diamantino

Diamantino

Cannes Critics' Week-winning comedy drama from Gabriel Abrantes nand Daniel Schmidt about a disgraced soccer player searching for purpose.

"Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius." (Cannes Film Festival)

Winner of the Critics' Week Grand Prize, 2018 Cannes Film Festival
2018Rating: M, Violence, offensive language & nudity92 minsPortugal, France, BrazilPortuguese with English subtitles
ComedyDramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent
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Variety

Variety

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"Love has reasons that even reason can't understand," muses Diamantino in voiceover at one point; so does this lovably ludicrous film.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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There might be some cult potential in these Pythonesque larks but it is hard to discern where.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Love it or hate it, this title will surely be hotly debated wherever it goes, and that's just based on the story it contains, not the outstanding way in which everything has been imagined, assembled and played.

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Variety

Variety

press

"Love has reasons that even reason can't understand," muses Diamantino in voiceover at one point; so does this lovably ludicrous film.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

There might be some cult potential in these Pythonesque larks but it is hard to discern where.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Love it or hate it, this title will surely be hotly debated wherever it goes, and that's just based on the story it contains, not the outstanding way in which everything has been imagined, assembled and played.

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