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José Leitão de Barros (writer) and
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Release Date:
5 December 1949 (Brazil) See more »
Castro Alves is the great poet of the black slaves' liberation, in 19th century Brazil. Eugenia Camara is the wild actress who crosses the Atlantic and finds herself torn between two loves, in a whirlwind of passion. | Add synopsis »


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Paulo Maurício ... Castro Alves
Amália Rodrigues ... Eugênia Câmara
Barreto Poeira ... Furtado Coelho
Isa Lobato ... Heloísa
Manuel Santos Carvalho ... Raposo (as Santos Carvalho)
Edmundo Lopes ... Rui Barbosa
Barroso Lopes ... Clemente - Guarda da mercearia
Maria Albertina ... Adelaide Alves
Armando Braga ... Dr. Fernando da Cunha
Sales Ribeiro ... Padre Fiúso
Armando Rosas ... Dr. Lopes
Rosalina Lereno ... Princesa Isabel
Arthur Costa Filho ... Leite Ribeiro - A joyous student
Manoela Arriegas
Licinio Sena (as Licínio Carvalho)
Carlos Velosa
Gabriel Pais
Maria Olguim ... Criada de Eugénia Câmara
Artur Semedo ... Pai de Castro Alves
Leite Ribeiro
Manuel Pêra ... Joaquim Nabuco
Jaime Santos ... Machado de Assis
José Leitão de Barros ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Amaro
Tani Belo
Aguinaldo Camargo
Manuel Correia
Eduardo Costa
Gomes Costa
Henrique Dominguez
Heitor dos Prazeres
Luiz Feldman
Afonso Miranda
José Osorio
João Perry
Danilo Ramirez
Artur Ramos
Romeu Sanches
Samaritana Santos
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Directed by
José Leitão de Barros 
Writing credits
José Leitão de Barros (writer) and
Joracy Camargo (writer)

Osório de Almeida (screenplay) (as José Osório de Almeida)

Jorge Amado (novel: ABC de Castro Alves)

Produced by
David Serrador .... producer
Original Music by
Oscar Lorenzo Fernández  (as Lorenzo Fernández)
Cinematography by
A.P. Castro  (as Afrodísio de Castro)
George Fanto 
Aquilino Mendes 
Film Editing by
Afonso Miranda 
Production Design by
Herbert Rosenfeld 
Art Direction by
José Leitão de Barros 
Set Decoration by
Artur Ramos 
Makeup Department
Romeu Sanches .... makeup artist
Production Management
Eduardo Costa .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Miguel Spiguel .... assistant director
Art Department
Mário Costa .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Henrique Dominguez .... sound
Howard E. Randall .... sound mixer
Romeu Spencer .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Henry Harris .... special effects
Romeu Spencer .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Francesco Izzarelli .... assistant camera
Virgílio Rodrigues .... still photographer
Vítor Rodrigues .... still photographer
Salomão Scliar .... camera operator
João Mendes .... assistant camera (uncredited)
João Silva .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Manuel Lereno .... casting assistant
Ester Leão .... casting assistant
Other crew
Antonio Fagim .... production secretary
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Portugal:140 min (director's cut)
Aspect Ratio:
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