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.
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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
Violencia na Carne (1981) Alfredo Sternheim, Hércules Barbosa, Luiz Carlos Braga, Claudio D’Oliani, Crime, Erotic
Three criminals escape from prison and break in a seaside house to wait for the getaway boat. They subdue four aspirant actresses and three men and rape and torture them. One of the escapees is an idealistic political prisoner that falls in love with Letícia. When the violent Jorge kills a woman camped on the beach, the police investigate the area.
O Trapalhão no Planalto dos Macacos / Brazilian Planet of the Apes (1976) J.B. Tanko, Renato Aragão, Baiaco, Renato Bastos, Family, Comedy
In a dangerous but human Rio de Janiro’s slum, rises the love affair between Orfeu, a famous composer, and Eurídice, a simple but pretty brunette, provoking jealousy and violence in times of carnival. A kind of Brazilian Romeo and Juliet, full of samba.