director discusses his new "mini-film," devoted to the great Portuguese
poet, advertising, and the fight to bring Coca-Cola to Portugal.
director Eugène Green, it’s always key to be attentive to one’s
surroundings. Accordingly, French cinema’s foremost native New Yorker
agreed to meet me on a picturesque piazza where he was spending the
morning with an espresso and getting some writing done.
had arrived in muggy Locarno, Switzerland for the premiere of his
newest work, the “mini-film,” How Fernando Pessoa Saved Portugal.