De Medeiros, Maria 1965–
De Medeiros, Maria 1965–
Full name, Maria de Medeiros Esteves Vitorino de Almeida; born August 19, 1965, in Lisbon, Portugal; daughter of Antonio Vitorino de Almeida (a composer, pianist, and maestro) and Armanda Esteves; sister of Ines de Medeiros (an actress, writer, and director); married Agusti Camps; children: Julia, Leonor. Education: Studied philosophy at a Portuguese university; also attended National School of Arts and Theatre Techniques, Paris, France.
Agent—Adequat, 80 rue d'Amsterdam, Paris 75009 France; Alsira Garcia Maroto, trabajo Plaza de Espana, 18 planta 15 puerta 2, Madrid 28008 Spain.
Actress, director, and writer. Appeared in a television commercial for Prevencao Rodoviaria Portuguesa, 1996; Cannes Film Festival, president of the Camera d'Or jury, 2001.
Volpi Cup, best actress, Venice Film Festival, 1994, for Tres irmaos; Golden Globe Award (Portugal), best actress, 1995, for Adao e Eva; Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1996, for Le polygraphe; International Jury Award, Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Audience Award, Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema, 2000, Golden Globe Awards (Portugal), best actress and best film, Golden Precolumbian Circle Award nomination, best film, Bogota Film Festival, 2001, all for Capitaes de Abril; Fantafestival Award, best actress, 2002, for Stranded: Naufragos; David di Donatello Award nomination, best actress, Flaiano Film Festival Award, best actress, 2005, both for Il resto di niente; Lecce Festival of European Cinema Award (with Antonia Liskova), best actress, 2007, for Riparo—Anis tra di noi.
Silva/Silvestre, Silvestre, 1982.
Ana as a child, A estrangeira, 1983.
"J'ai faim, j'ai froid" ("I'm Hungry, I'm Cold"), Paris vu par … vingt ans apres (also known as Paris Seen by … Twenty Years After), 1984.
Blanche, Vertiges, 1985.
Agnes, Le moine et la sorciere (also known as Sorceress), 1987.
Voice of Dulce, O Bobo (also known as The Jester), 1987.
Silent nurse, La lectrice (also known as The Reader), Orion Classics, 1988.
Cecile, L'air de rien (also known as Easy in Mind), 1989.
Voice of Laura, Onde Bate o Sol (also known as Where the Sun Beats), 1989.
L'ourse bleue, 1990.
Anais Nin, Henry and June, Universal, 1990.
Maria, 1871, 1990.
Barbara, A idade maior (also known as Alex and Am Ende einer kindheit), Coralie Films International, 1991.
Sonya, A divina comedia (also known as The Divine Comedy and La divine comedie), 1991.
Yvonne, Meeting Venus, Warner Bros., 1991.
Simon courage, 1991.
Ofelia, Retrato de familia (also known as Family Portrait), Samsa Distributions, 1991.
Salome, A morte do principe (also known as The Death of the Prince and The Prince's Death), 1991.
Aimee, L'homme de ma vie (also known as The Man of My Life), 1992.
Marta, Huevos de oro (also known as Golden Balls, Macho, and Uova d ro), United International Pictures, 1993.
Tweedy Bird, Des feux mal eteints (also known as Poorly Extinguished Fires), 1994.
Maria, Tres irmaos (also known as Two Brothers, My Sister), 1994.
Fabienne, Pulp Fiction, Miramax, 1994.
Vero, Les bois transparents, 1994.
Maria, El detective y la muerte (also known as The Detective and Death), 1994.
Cristina Pratas, Paraiso perdido (also known as Paradise Lost), Atalanta Films, 1995.
Catarina Meneses, Adao e Eva (also known as Adam and Eve and Adan y Eva), United International Pictures y Cia, S.R.C., 1995.
Elena, The Woman in the Moon, 1995.
Karenina, Des nouvelles du bon Dieu (also known as News from the Good Lord), 1996.
Claude, Le polygraphe (also known as Polygraph), 1996.
Fatima do Espiritu Santo, Airbag (also known as Airbag—Jetzt knallt's richtig!), Cine Company, S.A., 1997.
President Blandine Brucker, Les mille merveilles de l'univers (also known as Ghost Planet and The Thousand Wonders of the Universe), 1997.
Antoinette Vervier, Le comedien (also known as The Comedian), 1997.
Nancy Pickford, Tire a part (also known as Limited Edition), CTV International, 1997.
Vita, Tempete dans un verre d' au (also known as Tempest in a Teapot), 1997.
Paquita, Go for Gold! Les Films du Losange, 1997.
Rossy, Spanish Fly, Miramax, 1998.
Goyita, El sudor de los ruisenores, Sherlock Media, S.L., 1998.
Lena, A tempestade da terra, 1998.
Eugenia Camara, Guerra e liberdade—Castro alves em Sao Paulo, 1998.
Alice, Babel, AFMD, 1998.
Celine, Les infortunes de la beaute, Bac Films, 1999.
Il resto di niente, 1999.
Narrator (French version), The Art of Amalia (documentary; also known as A arte de Amalia), Avatar Films, 1999.
Antonia, Capitaes de abril (also known as Capitaines d'avril, Capitanes de abril, April Captains, Capitani d'aprile, and Captains of April), Rezo Films, 2000.
Laurie, Deuxieme vie, UGC-Fox Distribution, 2000.
Vera, Agua e Sal (also known as Water and Salt), 2000.
Margherita, Honolulu Baby, 2000.
Dr. Giordano, L'homme des foules (also known as Man of the Crowds), 2001.
Miss Diabo, Porto da Minha Infancia (also known as Porto de mon enfance and Porto of My Childhood), 2001.
Sarah Bernhardt, O xango de Baker Street (also known as The Xango from Baker Street), 2001.
Single Again, 2002.
Jenny Johnson, Stranded: Naufragos (also known as (Naufragos)—Stranded, Stranded, and The Shelter), DEJ Productions, 2002.
Confessions de minuit (short), F.E.M.I.S., 2003.
The hairdresser, My Life Without Me (also known as Ma vie sans moi and Ma vida sin mi), Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.
Chantal Petit, Moi Cesar, 10 ans 1m39 (also known as I, Cesar), Europa Corp. Distribution, 2003.
Narcissa, The Saddest Music in the World, IFC Films, 2003.
A Trip to the Orphanage (short), TVA Films, 2004.
(Uncredited) Herself, Je t'aime, moi non plus: artistes et critiques, 2004.
Monogamo sucesivo, 2005.
Mado, Je m'appelle Elisabeth (also known as Call Me Elisabeth), Pyramide Distribution, 2006.
Teresa, Dans les cordes (also known as On the Ropes), Pyramide Distribution, 2007.
Livia, Midsummer Madness (also known as Janu nakts), 2007.
Anna, Riparo—Anis tra di noi (also known as Riparo and Shelter), Wolfe Releasing, 2007.
Medee Miracle (also known as Medea Miracle), 2007.
Bruno's sister, Fallen Heroes, 2007.
Director, Severine C., 1987.
Director, Fragmento II, 1988.
Director, A morte do principe (also known as The Death of the Prince and The Prince's Death), 1991.
Director, Capitaes de abril (also known as Capitaines d vril, Capitanes de abril, and Captains of April), 2000.
Director, editor, and cinematographer, Je t'aime, moi non plus: artistes et critiques (documentary), 2004.
Director, Mathilde au matin (short), 2004.
Segment director, Bem-Vindo a Sao Paulo (documentary; also known as Welcome to Sao Paulo), 2004.
Television Appearances; Series:
Suzy, Venus & Apollon (also known as Venus and Apollo), 2005.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Les nuits revolutionnaires, 1989.
Television Appearances; Movies:
J'ai faim, j'ai froid (also known as I'm Hungry, I'm Cold), 1984.
Claudia, Elvire-Jouvet 40, 1988.
Le diable en ville, 1990.
"R": Rembrandt, 1992.
Consuelo, Saint-Exupery: La derniere mission, 1994.
Therese, Jenseits der brandung (also known as Beyond the Surf), 1994.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 1994.
Nur Tote sind unsterblich, 1994.
Maria, Maria, fille de flandre, 1995.
Brigitte, Sans mentir, 1996.
Marie-Ange, La femme revee, 1996.
Conseulo, Saint-Exupery: La derniere mission, 1996.
Jeanne, Attends-moi, 1996.
Maria Viola da Silva, Marafona (also known as Marafona—Ein Film uber das Lieben), 2001.
Luna, Anomalies passageres, 2003.
Alice/Elsa, Riquet, 2005.
Alice/Elsa, La belle et le sauvage, 2007.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Festival de San Sebastian. Ceremonia de Clausura, 1996.
Host, The 2004 European Film Awards, 2004.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Charlotte, "Le diable en ville," Les dossiers secrets de l'inspecteur Lavardin, 1989.
Lo + plus, 1998.
Mundo VIP, 1999.
Rica Colette, "S.K.," Les enquetes d'Eloise Rome, 2002.
+ Clair, 2005.
"Agathe et les comediens," Agathe et …, 2005.
Carta blanca, 2006.
Carmen, "Lisboa era una fiesta," Cuentame (also known as Cuentame como paso), 2006.
L'hebdo cinema, 2007.
Grandeur et decadance de la ville de Mahagony, Lisbon, Portugal, 1982.
Les choephores, Lisbon, 1983.
La nuit des rois, 1985.
Prejuges et passions, 1985.
La mort de pompee, Paris, 1985.
Elvire Jouvet 40, 1986.
La mort du prince, 1987.
Sophonisbe, Paris, 1987.
Les galanteries du duc D'assone, Paris, 1988.
El publico, Paris, 1988.
Zazou, Paris, 1990.
La vida es sueno, 1992.
Capitaes de abril (also known as Capitaines d'avril, Capitanes de abril, April Captains, and Captains of April), 2000.
Je t'aime, moi non plus: artistes et critiques (documentary), 2004.
Mathilde au matin (short), 2004.
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