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
O mais portugues dos filmes portugueses.
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This is the first Portuguese film with sound. See more