• João Pedro Rodrigues

João Pedro Rodrigues is a Portuguese film director whose activity started in 1997. He is considered to be part of The School of Reis film family. Having studied at the School of Theatre and Cinema of Portugal, João Pedro Rodrigues started his career as an assistant director and editor in several features, directed, for example, by Alberto Seixas Santos and Teresa Villaverde, among others. In 1997 João Pedro Rodrigues directs his first film. O Fantasma (Phantom) (2000), his first feature-length, is a film dealing with affections in homosexuality, aimed at catering the demands of a growing influence of gays and gay culture within the Portuguese artistic circles. Besides the minor controversy it generated in Portugal, the film was shown in SpainItalyFranceBrazil and USA with modest results.Two Drifters (2005), his second feature film, has obtained relative international acclaim and was shown at the Cannes Film Festival.


Filmography :


2022: Where is this street? or With no before and after

2022: Will-o’-the-wisp

2016: The Ornithologist

2012: The Last Time I Saw Macao

2009: To Die Like a Man

2005: Two Drifters (Odete)

2000: O Fantasma (Phantom)


2013: Mahjong

2012: O Corpo de Afonso (The King’s Body)

2012: Matin de la Saint-Antoine

2007: China China

1997: Parabéns! (Happy Birthday!)

1988: O Pastor


2013: Venice 70: Future Reloaded

2011: Alvorada Vermelha (Short)

1998: Viagem à Expo

1997: Esta é a Minha Casa