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A Mulher do Próximo (1988)

Two lovers meet again in strange circumstances, when she is a recent widow not particularly grieving, and he is a divorcée mourning his daughter. They reunite, only to break again - this time for good.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Dolores ...
Cristina
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Antonio
Mário Viegas ...
Henrique
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Isabel
Vítor Norte ...
Manuel
Catarina Santos ...
Rosa
Fernanda Borsatti ...
Emília
António Vitorino D'Almeida ...
Pianist
João Franco ...
Flute Player
Bernardino Nascimento ...
Violinist
Tibério Sousa Lopes ...
Contrabass Musician
Teresa Salgueiro ...
Singer
Artur Costa Lopes ...
Musician (as Artur Costa)
Francisco Fernandes ...
Musician
Joana Bugalho ...
Musician
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Cristina (Carmen Dolores), her daughter Isabel (Fernanda Torres) and Isabel's husband, Henrique (Mário Viegas), are about to start a dinner with a classic music quartet playing live for them, at their luxurious mansion. Cristina's husband is conspicuously missing - probably taking a flight to Brasil where he has lived for several years - and Isabel is late, because of her sexual liaison with the butler, Manuel (Vítor Norte). It does not help that Rosa (Catarina Santos), the maid, is jealous of Isabel because of Manuel, and that Emília (Fernanda Borsatti), the cook, is not wishing to impose decency in a house where morals have been... too liberal. Just as the pianist (António Vitorino D'Almeida) gives the signal to attack the music piece, the quarreling family quietens down, and in the sudden silence the phone rings. Isabel takes the call - and gets upset: her father died in a road accident, along with his young companion. The family is compelled to go in a hurry to the morgue to ... Written by Artemis-9

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Din næstes hustru  »

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Best film (Colón de Oro) at the 1988 Festival de Cinema Iberoamericano de Huelva (Spain), and best film produced in Portugal in 1988 awarded by the Instituto Português do Cinema (IPC). See more »

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Features Um Homem às Direitas (1945) See more »

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Marie
aka "Marie (The Dawn Is Breaking)"
Written by Irving Berlin
Portuguese version by Miguel Esteves Cardoso
Interpreted by Teresa Salgueiro
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