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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pedro Hestnes ...
Vicente
Nuno Ferreira ...
Nino
Inês de Medeiros ...
Clara (as Inês Medeiros)
Luís Miguel Cintra ...
The Uncle
Canto e Castro ...
The father
Isabel de Castro ...
The woman
Henrique Viana ...
1st Creditor
Luís Santos ...
2nd Creditor
Manuel João Vieira ...
Zeca
Sara Breia ...
Rosa
José Eduardo ...
Partner
Ana Otero ...
The Uncle's Lover
Pedro Miguel ...
Boy in the warehouse
Miguel Fernandes ...
Pedro
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Vicente, seventeen, lives with brother Nino, ten-years-old, and his ailing father in a derelict house on the outskirts of the capital. They don't seem to remember their mother, and are very much attached to their father, despite his temper, and his frequent absences from home. One day, the father leaves for good, and Vicente and Nino swear to cover it up. It's their secret. Clara, the primary school assistant, is fascinatingly beautiful, and secretive, and (may be) she knows it aswel. There are other secrets, though: the origin of the money that appears at Vicente's house; the relationship between Vicente's well-to-do uncle and his girlfriend; the relationship between the four people who once played the cards together, and now can't stand each other. Written by Artemis-9

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September 22, 2009, the Cinemateca Portuguesa promoted a special session with the presence of the director Pedro Costa and his main star Inês de Medeiros, on the occasion of the publication of a book on the director's 20 years of activity, and the edition of this film on a DVD. See more »

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