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Maria's Hours (1979)

As Horas de Maria (original title)
Maria, a young blind woman allegedly raped by her stepfather, is admitted to an hospice. Entrusted by her nun aunt Angela to the care of Dr. Firmino, she will have moments of despair, grace... See full summary »

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Cecília Guimarães ...
Soror Ângela
Eugénia Bettencourt ...
Maria
João D'Ávila ...
Dr. Firmino
Carlos Boavida Fernandes ...
Jesus / Thomas
Cremilde Mourão ...
Maria
Leonel Brito ...
Filomena Augusta ...
Raul Mendonça ...
Judas the Galilee
Nuno Aboim ...
José Manuel Bissau ...
João Roque ...
Merchant
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Maria, a young blind woman allegedly raped by her stepfather, is admitted to an hospice. Entrusted by her nun aunt Angela to the care of Dr. Firmino, she will have moments of despair, grace and awe - between beliefs, ghosts and revelations.

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3 April 1979 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Les heures de Maria  »

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1.66 : 1
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The Lisbon premiere was surrounded by public outcries, for and against the director's use of his freedom of expression. The Catholic Church of Lisbon officially condemned the film as blasphemous for it's portrayal of the mother of Jesus. See more »

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