Wednesday on TV: A Favorita, Chiuri, Batarda and other women | Television


Ouistreham – Between Two Worlds
TVCine Edition, 6:40 pm

On this International Women’s Day, the channel opens a thematic special, with triple sessions every Wednesday of March. It opens with the film by Emmanuel Carrère based on the bestseller non-fiction written by Florence Aubenas, in which a writer, tired of theorizing, takes a few months to feel the meaning of it all firsthand and goes to work as a cleaning lady. The main role is given to Juliette Binoche, in an interpretation nominated for the César for best actress.

This is followed by a documentary by Pedro Serra in which 20 activists talk about Patriarchy, A Story to End (at 8:25 pm) and the fightTo the Suffragettes by camera of Sarah Gavron, with Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson and Anne-Marie Duff in the cast (10 pm).

At the Studios, 7:45 pm

With Inês Castel-Branco and Pedro Almendra in the lead roles, a film co-written and directed by Patrícia Sequeira, about the controversial relationship between the Danish Ebba Merete Seidenfaden, who became known as Snu Abecassis and founded Publicações Dom Quixote, and Francisco Sá Carneiro, founder of the PPD-PSD and, for 11 months, Prime Minister of Portugal.

The favorite
Hollywood, 9:30pm

Anne, the Queen of England, leaves all decisions in the hands of the Duchess (and her mistress) Sarah Churchill. When Abigail arrives at the palace, she becomes close to Sarah and works harder and harder to ingratiate herself with the queen.

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, this period tragicomedy won the Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and the Coppa Volpi for best actress for Colman. Her interpretation also earned her an Oscar – the only one among the film’s ten nominations.

RTP2, 23:05

Margarida Moreira embodies Maluda (1934-1999), in this telefilm about the life of the Portuguese painter, which also stars Filipa Louceiro, Ana Zanatti, Dinarte Branco, Carlota Crespo, Pedro Lamares and Eduardo Breda. Directed by Jorge Paixão da Costa.


The Enigma of the Bones: Gender Revolution
History, 5:53 pm

The redefinition of gender roles from the past. Birgit Tanner and Carsten Gutschmidt’s documentary shows how new data, produced by applying forensic methods to archaeological investigations, demystifies and revolutionizes dominant ideas.

From bones, tombs and other traces, revolutionary evidence emerges. Example? The arrows and swords found in a burial chamber vikingsupposedly from a warrior, belonged to a woman after all.

We are talking about Antonio Campos
RTP Memory, 7:58 pm

António Campos, one of the most important documentarians of Portuguese cinema, recorded the rural and interior country of the 1960s and 1970s on film. He died in 1999, aged 76, leaving behind films such as The Almadraba Atueira (1961), A treasure (1958) or We are talking about Rio de Onor (1974).

To make this documentary, Catarina Alves Costa retrieved excerpts from the filmmaker’s work and spoke with critics, family members and people who worked with him.

A Woman at the Head of Dior
RTP2, 20:34

Portrait of Maria Grazia Chiuri, the designer of Italian fashion who, in 2016, became the first woman to take the helm at Dior and who, since then, has dedicated herself to inverting the patriarchal dynamics of the industry, by imbuing the French house with an unapologetically feminist perspective.

This documentary, directed by Loic Prigent, accompanies her in the preparations and behind the scenes of the fashion show held in Athens (Greece) last year.


Great Interview
RTP3, 23h

Journalist Vítor Gonçalves talks with actress Beatriz Batarda about a career spent between the boards of the theater and the plateau cinema, with a special focus on the film (which was once a play) Great Yarmouth: Provisional Figuresby Marco Martins.

It had its world premiere at the San Sebastian festival (where it was nominated for best film) and is about to hit Portuguese cinemas, with Batarda in the role of a woman “facilitating” the arrival of Portuguese immigrant workers to an England on the verge of Brexit.

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