The adventurous life of Portugal's epic poet, Luis de Camões.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Vilar ...
Luis Vaz de Camões
José Amaro ...
D. Manoel, King of Portugal
Igrejas Caeiro ...
André Falcão de Resende
Paiva Raposo ...
Pero de Andrade Caminha
Dina Salazar ...
Bourgeoise of Coimbra
Idalina Guimarães ...
Inês
Leonor Maia ...
Leonor
Manuel Lereno ...
Caminha's Friend
Júlio Pereira ...
Caminha's Friend
Carlos Moutinho ...
Caminha's Friend
Eduardo Machado ...
Caminha's Friend
João Amaro ...
Camões' Friend
Baltasar de Azevedo ...
Camões' Friend
Carlos Velosa ...
Camoes' Friend
Cassilda de Albuquerque ...
Isabel
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The adventurous life of Portugal's epic poet, Luis de Camões.

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20 September 1946 (Portugal)  »

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A patriotic film and deserved tribute to an exemplary poet.
17 September 2015 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

In this film, directed by Leitão de Barros, we see and remember the adventurous life of Luís de Camoes. Soldier, poet, adventurer, he won the hearts of the ladies of the Portuguese court, traveled the world, stayed in the East, in India and China and ended his life as a poor man who had no money even for a bed where he could die . His name, however, lives in the heart of the Portuguese and the world, as he wrote one of the greatest and most brilliant epic poetry books made today: "The Lusíadas". A film with Antonio Vilar in the lead role.

Camões is remembered as the greatest Portuguese poet of all time, and one of the greatest literary names in Portuguese. His life alone is worth a book or a movie, and it happened in this film, which is a patriotic work and a well-deserved honor. This film, made to exalt Camões and the Portuguese nationalist spirit, is a journey into the past of the country, which was already the richest and most advanced in the world, and the life of one of his most famous historical figures.


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