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Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira should be listed in the dictionary under “antiaging” — at 100 years old, he has released the wonderfully titled “Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl” (released in Japan as “Blonde Shojo wa Kagekini Utsukushiku”), which is packed with romantic loveliness and balanced by a tight, precise editing style.

In every aspect, the film shows the sensibilities of someone half Oliveira’s age, and an erotic longing rarely savored in today’s cinema is drawn here with youthful ardor. Yet “Eccentricities” bears the hallmarks of maturity and experience — the film is a showcase for Oliveira’s acute observational powers and a temperament akin to fine, aged wine.

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