The (too brief) life, the (ardent) loves and the (too early) death of Maria Severa Onofirana (1820-1846), better known as "A Severa", a beautiful gypsy who, besides being a prostitute, sang... See full summary »

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(as Leitão de Barros)

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(based on a play by), (dialogue) | 2 more credits »

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Dina Teresa ...
Maria Severa Orofriana dita A Severa
António Luis Lopes ...
Don João, Count of Marialva
Antonio Lavradio ...
Don José
Ribeiro Lopes ...
Custódia
Silvestre Alegrim ...
Timpanas, Coach Driver
Costinha ...
Marquis of Seide (as Augusto Costa)
Antonio Fagim ...
Romão, Landlord
Patrício Álvares ...
Diogo
Eduardo Dores ...
Gypsy
Oliveira Martins ...
The Duke
Tomás de Sousa ...
(as Tomaz de Sousa)
Maria Sampaio ...
Marquess of Seide
Maria Isabel ...
Chica
Regina Montenegro ...
French Dressmaker
Luisa Durão ...
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The (too brief) life, the (ardent) loves and the (too early) death of Maria Severa Onofirana (1820-1846), better known as "A Severa", a beautiful gypsy who, besides being a prostitute, sang in the taverns of the Mouraria area in Lisbon, and is said to have created the "Fado" style. Written by Guy Bellinger

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O mais portugues dos filmes portugueses.

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Drama

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17 July 1931 (Portugal)  »

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1.37 : 1
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This is the first Portuguese film with sound. See more »

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Featured in Olhar o Cinema Português: 1896-2006 (1997) See more »

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