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O Dia do Desespero (1992)

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Portrait of the last days of the life of Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco.

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Ana Plácido
Mário Barroso ...
Luís Miguel Cintra ...
Freitas Fortuna
Diogo Dória ...
Dr. Edmundo Magalhães
Canto e Castro ...
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Ruy de Carvalho ...
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Nuno Melo
José Maria Vaz da Silva
Dina Treno
David Ferreira Dias
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Portrait of the last years of the XIX century's Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco, who had been suffering from an eye disease and one day wakes up blind. His despair, as a writer unable to write, led him to suicide. Written by Anonymous

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suicide | blindness | 1890s | writing

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30 October 1992 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

The Day of Despair  »

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