The story of how the conflicting relationship of Eduardo and vaudeville actress Isabel is affected by the passion he feels for their neighbor, Mariana, a young overprotected, and the unexpected visit of his uncle Plácido, a moral teacher.
Tag Archives: Portugal
A Filha / My Baby (2003) Solveig Nordlund, Nuno Melo, Joana Bárcia, Margarida Marinho, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Ricardo Monteiro is a successful television producer specialising in reality shows. He is 45 years old and he has just received an award for the most popular television show of the year, when he receives an ultimatum from his 18-year-old daughter Leonor.
Manhã Submersa / Morning Undersea (1980) Lauro António, Eunice Muñoz, Vergílio Ferreira, Canto e Castro, Drama
Estefãnia is an old, rich, strict catholic woman, and when she sets her eyes on a couple of servants who have no means to bring up properly their youngest son, António, she decides to move her influences in order to make a priest out of him.
Cinco Dias, Cinco Noites / Five Days, Five Nights (1996) José Fonseca e Costa, Paulo Pires, Sinde Filipe, Vítor Norte, Drama
Portugal by the end of the 40’s. André escapes from jail and has to leave the country. In Oporto, some of his friends find him a guide, a drunken quarrelsome smuggler named Lambaça, who knows Trás-os-Montes border well.
A Outra Margem / The Other Side (2007) Luís Filipe Rocha, Filipe Duarte, Maria d’Aires, Tomás Almeida, Drama
A Costa dos Murmúrios / The Murmuring Coast (2004) Margarida Cardoso, Beatriz Batarda, Filipe Duarte, Monica Calle, Drama
A Tempestade da Terra / Earth Storm (1998) Fernando D’Almeida e Silva, Maria de Medeiros, João Grosso, Ângelo Torres, Drama, Romance, Thriller
A Raiz do Coração / The Heart’s Root (2000) Paulo Rocha, Luís Miguel Cintra, Joana Bárcia, Isabel Ruth, Drama
A Raiz do Coração (A Root of the Heart) is a Portuguese film set in the Lisbon during the festivities of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of lovers and the old town. The story is about Cato, a nationalist politician who is charismatic and unscrupulous.
Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old Bruno’s grandfather is still in hospital. Doctors give him only a few days to live. The imminence of death and the void that it will leave force Bruno to become the man of the house, where he lives with his mother Mónica, who is in her 30s, and his three-year-old sister Érica.