Death of Manoel de Oliveira

December 11, 1908 - April 2, 2015
Porto, Portugal | Age 106

Portugesl director dies at 106
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By BARRY HATTON, The Associated Press

LISBON, Portugal (AP) β€” Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world's oldest filmmaker, has died, authorities said. He was 106.

The city council of Porto, where Oliveira was born and lived, announced his death Thursday on its website. It did not provide further details.

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said in a statement that Oliveira "was a central figure in the international...

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