José Fonseca E Costa
Born in Angola in 1933, José Fonseca e Costa studied Law in Lisboa before working as a critic in magazines such as « Imagem » and « Sera Nova ». He managed a film club in Lisboa and worked as assistant on Antonioni’s « L’Eclisse ». He directed six short films and TV ads before his first long feature, « O Recado » in 1972. « Os Demónios de Alcácer Quibir » is his second long feature.