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A Garça e a Serpente (1952)

Manuel is a bank clerk, melancholic and atheist, torn between two Ana Maria, a quiet, religious girl, and Albertina, a fiery, daring art-model. His bank opens a branch in Africa, and he ... See full summary »

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Teresa Casal ...
Albertina, the serpent
Carmen Dolores ...
Ana Maria, the heron
Rogério Paulo ...
Manuel
Alves da Cunha ...
Count of Albalonga
Cremilda de Oliveira ...
Mrs. Maria da
Raul de Carvalho
Sarah Castilho ...
Maria Júlia
Samuel Dinis ...
D. Rodrigo
João Villaret ...
Cristóvão
Erico Braga ...
Pedrosa, the director
Luís de Campos ...
Rogério
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Holbeche Bastos
Álvaro Benamor
Alda de Aguiar ...
Matilde
Hanita Hallan ...
Judite

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Manuel is a bank clerk, melancholic and atheist, torn between two Ana Maria, a quiet, religious girl, and Albertina, a fiery, daring art-model. His bank opens a branch in Africa, and he works there a couple of years. When he comes back, both girlfriends are married. Manuel falls prey to economic problems and faces moral dilemas, eventually finding a priesthood vocation. Written by Artemis-9

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With a sad, moralistic ending, the film managed to pass a few daring scenes, including a rear view of a nude artist's model, in times of acute film censorship. See more »

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