Hipólito is a self-made man, who went up in life in devious ways, and used for profit the social turmoil when Portugal changed from a monarchy into a republic, and then to a military regime... See full summary »

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Nicolau Breyner ...
O Glorioso Hipólito do Ó
Fernanda Borsatti ...
A Mimosa D. Aninhas do Ó
Henrique Viana ...
O Virtuoso Compadre Magalhães
Margarida Carpinteiro ...
A Azougada Ifigénia do Ó
Io Apolloni ...
A Escultoral Françoise-Marie
Vítor Norte ...
O Guapo Luís da Silveira
Luís Lello ...
O Talentoso Luís Galvão Sargedas
Josefina Silva ...
Dona Urraca
Amílcar Botica ...
Barquilheiro
Rui Mendes ...
Ex-Carbonário
António Assunção ...
Sócio da Sócia
João Lagarto ...
Sócio da Sócia
Raquel Maria ...
Secretary
Maria Emília Correia ...
Hipólito's Secretary
Francisco Pestana ...
Groom
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Hipólito is a self-made man, who went up in life in devious ways, and used for profit the social turmoil when Portugal changed from a monarchy into a republic, and then to a military regime. Finally, he is forced into exile. Back in 1935 to family, friends, and lovers, he is in a mix-mesh of lies, and scheming, again. Written by Artemis-9

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19 February 1982 (Portugal)  »

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Life Is Beautiful  »

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