Lídia Franco

Lídia Franco

Born: March 23, 1944
in Lisbon, Portugal

Movies for Lídia Franco...

6 Underground
Title: 6 Underground
Character: Maria
Released: December 10, 2019
Type: Movie
After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
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Acts of Cinema
Title: Acts of Cinema
Released: October 1, 2018
Type: Movie
Cinema and affections from life in images and what goes on outside the frame. 'Snapshots' of shootings and the present-day memory of directors, actors and technicians.
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Title: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Character: Panicky Woman 1
Released: May 19, 2018
Type: Movie
Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.
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Ruth
Title: Ruth
Released: May 3, 2018
Type: Movie
This is the story of a young Mozambican footballer called Eusébio, a gifted athlete destined to great achievements, coveted by rival clubs, Sporting and Benfica, which ends up hiring him. Blackmail, kidnapping attempts, ministers involved, press hysteria and huge money offers make the story of this football transfer into a saga evolving between the two continents. It ends up when the legend begins: with Eusébio’s first match at the Benfica Stadium.
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Title: País Irmão
Character: Eugénia
Released: September 11, 2017
Type: TV
Reality is much stranger than fiction. There is a scandal that could be revealed and the Portuguese Government is nervous. The Minister of Culture and her team have a crazy idea that, for that reason, can work: to produce, together with Brazil, the biggest and most spectacular telenovela of all time: "Corte Tropical".
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Stalin's Couch
Title: Stalin's Couch
Character: Rumichvili
Released: November 13, 2016
Type: Movie
Set in the 1950s Soviet Union, centers on a young artist who is commissioned to create Stalin's monument and must go through KGB scrutiny.
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Histórias de Alice
Title: Histórias de Alice
Character: Alice (idosa)
Released: March 31, 2016
Type: Movie
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Benoît Brisefer : Les taxis rouges
Title: Benoît Brisefer : Les taxis rouges
Character: Femme champagne
Released: December 17, 2014
Type: Movie
At first sight, 10-year-old Benoît Brisefer, seems like any other little boy his age. However, Benoît is endowed with amazing force. All the bandits who cross his path learn this to their own cost. But, unfortunately, no one is perfect... As soon as he catches a cold, Benoît loses his extraordinary physical abilities. Hence he never takes off the woollen scarf wrapped around his neck. Brave and very determined, he doesn't hesitate a second to take action to defend his friends. So, when Poilonez - a well known crook - and his gang decide to focus on Mr. Dussiflard, his taxi driver friend, Benoît does all that he can to thwart his plans.
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My Name Is Bernadette
Title: My Name Is Bernadette
Character: Soeur Marie-Thérèse Vauzous
Released: November 30, 2011
Type: Movie
Between February and July 1858, in the Massabielle cave, the Virgin appeared eighteen times to Bernadette Soubirous, a miserable little girl from Lourdes. A true revolution in the heart of the Second Empire that shakes the established order by his universal message of love and prayer.
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April Showers
Title: April Showers
Character: Leonor
Released: January 26, 2009
Type: Movie
April 1974 saw the fall of a long lasting dictatorship. The young democracy developed in the midst of much social and political turmoil. The armed wing of a leftist group changed the future of one family - the father disappears without trace, the mother denies their past, and the son grows up with unanswered questions. As a young man, Pedro is determined to reach for answers, aided by his apparently batty grandmother. Collecting clues and meeting people who would rather prefer to remain forgotten. His inner journey leads him Portugal to Spanish through the deserted roads of Alentejo. Pedro will find himself, but there is a price to pay.
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A Mulher que Acreditava Ser Presidente dos EUA
Title: A Mulher que Acreditava Ser Presidente dos EUA
Character: the second Comite Lady
Released: March 21, 2003
Type: Movie
Alexandra Lencastre plays a woman who believes she is President of the U.S.A.
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Ruy Blas
Title: Ruy Blas
Character: Duchesse d'Albuquerque
Released: October 27, 2002
Type: Movie
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O Lampião da Estrela
Title: O Lampião da Estrela
Character: Mrs. Soares Coutinho
Released: May 30, 2000
Type: Movie
When a football agent acquires the rights of two young Mozambican players, he tries to transfer them to Benfica, his favorite club.
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Title: Herman Enciclopédia
Character: Várias Personagens
Released: April 15, 1997
Type: TV
Herman encyclopedia is a sketch comedic show with every episode centered on a theme, The host (Herman) and other actors play many characters spoofing Portuguese TV shows, famous Portuguese people and other Portuguese related stuff.
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Title: Xica da Silva
Character: Dona Guiomar Pereira
Released: September 16, 1996
Type: TV
Based on the book "Chica Que Manda" by Agripa Vasconcellos, comes the history of Xica da Silva, a slave that managed to get your independence and became a queen during the XVIII century, in the Colonial Brazil.
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Haircut
Title: Haircut
Released: March 1, 1996
Type: Movie
The film is set in Lisbon, and tells the story of a day in the life of Rita and Paulo, a Portuguese young couple of the 90's. The fast changing city around them makes them wish to break with all traditions and live the day the get married (only civil marriage) like it is an ordinary day.
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One Foot in the Algarve
Title: One Foot in the Algarve
Character: Maria
Released: December 26, 1993
Type: Movie
The Meldrews go on holiday to Portugal with Mrs Warboys, who is hoping for romance with her penpal Alfonso. Photographer Martin Trout follows them there, believing they have a roll of film that belongs to him.
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The Milky Life
Title: The Milky Life
Released: February 23, 1993
Type: Movie
Retired billionaire, Rooney, feels his family loves only his money and not him. He plans to live as an adult baby with his wet nurse, Sagebrecht. When thieves break into his mansion and hit him on the head, he starts to grow younger.
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Hermanias Especial Fim de Ano
Title: Hermanias Especial Fim de Ano
Released: December 31, 1991
Type: Movie
New years special aired on RTP on 1991
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The Curse of Marialva
Title: The Curse of Marialva
Character: Maria Alva
Released: November 14, 1991
Type: Movie
A Visigoth count conquers a small village town from the Moors in the Lusitanian mountains, only to loose his possessions through the mysterious workings of a woman from parts unknown.
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Fábula em Veneza
Title: Fábula em Veneza
Character: Mother
Released: January 1, 1991
Type: Movie
A middle-aged musician speaks of various themes - innocence, friendship, seduction, fascination, love, death - immediately portrayed in paintings, which the actors interpret, in different situations from the character they embody. In the spotlight, a young photographer, a strange-looking dancer / model, a bullfighter who lives his dream, a retired old man ...
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Crime at the Little Star Pension
Title: Crime at the Little Star Pension
Character: Preciosa
Released: December 31, 1990
Type: Movie
Neves and his wife Celia are the owners and managers of the 'Little Star Pension', a familiar hotel that caters to bourgeois family and would-be actors, instead of the ill-reputed 'Good-Night Pension' (just across the narrow street), where gigolos, whores, and criminals of all sorts may go for a quick encounter. However, not all is well among the ten residents of 'Little Star Pension': each dialogue line from every hotel guest is evidence that he, or her, has a reason (actually, more than one) to hate Neves - to the point of wishing him dead. Carelessness (or devious intention) by one party will provide the means; another, will create the propitious moment; yet another, and then the rest of them will create the festive New Year's Eve occasion - to do with Neves forever! Obviously, only the famous world private-eye Hércules Pirôt can solve the crime... for which he is called by phone, even before the deed is done.
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Lovely Child
Title: Lovely Child
Character: Júlia
Released: May 4, 1990
Type: Movie
Maria is a sweet child. She hasn’t father and doesn’t like her mother. She has a boyfriend, A bandit who would like to change his class.
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Love Comedy
Title: Love Comedy
Released: October 31, 1989
Type: Movie
According to the book Journal Particulier de Paul Léautaud, the love story that was born between him and Marie D., whom he met at the Mercure de France in 1922, on the occasion of an article she wrote to appear.
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Title: Passerelle
Character: Marta
Released: October 4, 1988
Type: TV
The soap opera tells the story of two families: Cardoso and Guimarães whose bosses are, one of them, bank manager and the other owner of a textile factory, linked to the world of fashion.
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Fernando Lanhas - Os 7 Rostos
Title: Fernando Lanhas - Os 7 Rostos
Released: January 1, 1988
Type: Movie
Documentary dedicated to the plastic artist Fernando Lanhas
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Si t'as besoin de rien, fais-moi signe
Title: Si t'as besoin de rien, fais-moi signe
Released: August 6, 1986
Type: Movie
No overview found
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Dead Man's Seat
Title: Dead Man's Seat
Character: Luísa
Released: October 25, 1984
Type: Movie
A newspaper reporter comes across a man and woman arguing on the beach, and after obligingly driving the woman around when she seeks him out, he takes her back to discover that the man has been murdered. The woman takes off, but the reporter, after many twists and turns, runs into her on a train. They start a relationship, but he had better pay closer attention to how he got to know her in the first place.
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In the White City
Title: In the White City
Character: La fille du bar
Released: February 1, 1983
Type: Movie
A Swiss sailor jumps ship in Lisbon, tired of the noisy engine room, the ship. He rents a room and does little. He writes letters to his lover, describing the whiteness of the city, the solitude and the silence. He sends his love and emptiness; she replies with love and confusion.
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E Não se Pode Exterminá-lo?
Title: E Não se Pode Exterminá-lo?
Released: January 1, 1979
Type: Movie
The film of a performance of a selection of cabaret comedy sketches by Karl Valentin, with Jorge Silva Melo as stage director. The show was a complete success and has become almost legendary. Solveig Nordlund shot it, adding some more sketches that weren’t included on the show.
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Meus Amigos
Title: Meus Amigos
Character: Cecília
Released: March 11, 1974
Type: Movie
Filmed just before the Carnation Revolution of 1974. Dark portrait of a group of friends who used to be colleagues at the University in 1962. Ten years later, they have lost all their ideals. With Lisbon on the background they discuss politics, love, culture; each of them has reached a deadlock. The camera remains still while it registers the dissolution of their dreams.
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He Goes Long Barefoot That Waits For Dead Men's Shoes
Title: He Goes Long Barefoot That Waits For Dead Men's Shoes
Released: January 1, 1971
Type: Movie
The tribulations of two friends who, in despair, start begging from door-to-door, and are given a bundle including, literally, a pair of deadman's shoes
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O Trigo e o Joio
Title: O Trigo e o Joio
Character: Mariana
Released: August 25, 1965
Type: Movie
A sad and strong people living in the huge plains of Alentejo. Their endless struggle for bread, their nostalgic, bewitching songs and their daily toil to turn a dry, barren land into golden wheat fields.
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The Crime of Aldeia Velha
Title: The Crime of Aldeia Velha
Released: November 20, 1964
Type: Movie
Set in a little remote village, where everyone is very religious and primitive, it tells the story of Joana, the most beautiful girl in village. She is badly regarded by all other women because they envy her and her affairs with men. As soon as accidents start happening involving her (at some point, she holds an already sick baby and he eventually dies), the women (and slowly, men too) in the village start claiming that she is possessed by the devil. At first,she doesn't believe it. They ask for two priests to exorcise her, but they leave and say to the people that she isn't possessed at all, and that people need to relax. But, little by little, they start convincing Joana that she is really possessed and she starts entering a stage of slight madness and behaving like she is. So, people "believing" that she isn't going to die, and that the demon will leave her body, with her permission, they end up burning her alive...
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Canção da Saudade
Title: Canção da Saudade
Released: September 18, 1964
Type: Movie
Leonel is a pianist, nostalgic of sweet melodies, while his son is the (real-life) leader of Os Gatos Pretos (black cats), a twist musical group. The conflict is eventu ally solved when Leonel's daughter, Cilinha, starts dating Raúl, a well-off young man, who promote a new dancing club, the Lisboa Antiga e Moderna, where old new music get even shares.
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Pão, Amor e... Totobola
Title: Pão, Amor e... Totobola
Released: January 23, 1964
Type: Movie
Portuguese fictional feature film directed by Henrique Campos.
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La fuerza del deseo
Title: La fuerza del deseo
Character: Portera
Released: July 22, 1955
Type: Movie
Wicked girl uses nude modeling as a way to seduce a wealthy painter into marriage, while still trying to keep an artschool stud piece on the side.
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Los hijos del destino
Title: Los hijos del destino
Released: January 22, 1930
Type: Movie