Diploma-Worthy DealsShop tech for grads ›
The Strange Case of Angelica [DVD] [2010]
Price Match Guarantee

Best Buy is dedicated to always offering the best value to our customers. We will match the price, at the time of purchase, on a Price Match Guarantee product if you find the same item at a lower price at a Designated Major Online Retailer or at a local retail competitor's store.

Here's how:
  • If you find a qualifying lower price online, call 1-888-BEST BUY and direct a customer service agent to the web site with the lower price, or when visiting a Best Buy store, one of our employees will assist you.
  • On qualifying products, Best Buy will then verify the current price to complete the price match.

Exclusions apply including, but not limited to, Competitors' service prices, special daily or hourly sales, and items for sale Thanksgiving Day through the Monday after Thanksgiving. See the list of Designated Major Online Retailers and full details.

Cardmember Offers


Special Features

  • Douro, Faina Fluvial (Labor on the Douro River): 1931, 20 minutes; a film by Manoel de Oliveira
  • Audio commentary by film critic and curator James Quandt
  • Oliveira L'Architecte (1992, 63 minutes), a documentary by Paolo Rocha
  • Absoluto (2010, 35 minutes), a conversation with Manoel de Oliveira
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Booklet featuring "Late Oliveira", an essay by Haden Guest, Director of the Harvard Film Archive


The Strange Case of Angelica
In this stylish exercise in magic realism, Isaac (Ricardo Trêpa) is a photographer who is contacted during a stormy night with an urgent assignment. Isaac is escorted to the estate of a wealthy family, where he's told of a recent tragedy -- the beautiful daughter of the household, Angélica (Pilar López de Ayala), died shortly after her wedding, before her bridal portrait could be taken. Her parents want a final photograph of Angélica, and they've brought Isaac to their home to take the pictures. Angélica has been laid out on a sofa in the living room, still wearing her wedding gown, and as Isaac looks at her through his viewfinder, he's struck by her beauty and thinks she looks as if she's just sleeping. Isaac is so effected by Angélica that he quickly falls in love with her, and when he looks at her through his camera, she comes to life, with her spirit as lively as ever in the photos he prints, though her body stubbornly stays lifeless. O Estranho Caso de Angélica (aka The Strange Case of Angelica) was the ninth directorial project in five years from filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira, a workload all the more remarkable given his age -- he was 101 years old when O Estranho Caso de Angélica made its debut at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Ricardo Trêpa
    Ricardo Trêpa - Isaac
  • Luis Miguel Cintra
    Luis Miguel Cintra - L'ingenieur
  • Pilar López de Ayala
    Pilar López de Ayala - Angelica
  • Image coming soon
    Ana Maria Magalhaes - Clementina
  • Isabel Ruth
    Isabel Ruth - La domestique
Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.