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2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Rapfogel, Jared It's impossible to discuss the work of Manoel de Oliveira without acknowledging his longevity (he hits the century mark this December), or his equally incredible productivity (at least a film a year since 1990). But there's a less-often remarked and perhaps more significant aspect to his peculiar filmic career: the relative artistic silence of his first six decades. Aside from a handful of short films (including the acclaimed DOUTO, Faina Fluvial) and two isolated...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.