Synopses & Reviews
Saramago portraits an imaginary encounter between Fernando Pessoa and Ricardo Reis, who venture back to Portugal after the establishment of the dictatorship of general Salazar. The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis describes the country during dictatorship and highlights views using Pessoa's poetic aspect which have long been forgotten in history.
Take a journey through the streets of Lisbon during the 1930's-travel through its streets, parks, bridges, and cafes. Love, politics, and the realities of life all mesh together in this encounter.