Portuguese director of internationally acclaimed movies such as for example In Vanda’s Room and Colossal Youth. He examined history on the School of Lisbon and proved helpful as an helper to movie director Vitor Goncalves. He gained the France Lifestyle Award on the 2002 Cannes Film Celebration for his film In Vanda’s Area. His dad was movie director and article writer Luis Filipe Costa. He was defined with the Guardian as the Samuel Beckett of movie theater.