In the forties, in a little settlement lost amidst the mountains of Trás-os-Montes, Leonardo tries to survive by buying and selling marten and fox furs, dreaming of the day he'll close a ... See full summary »

Director:

1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ana is a former ETA member who lives in a village called Bermillo de Sayago, near the border with Portugal. She works as a veterinary with her friend and fellow Dario. With him, she shares ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camus
Stars: Carmen Maura, Joaquim de Almeida, Tito Valverde
Elles (1997)
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Five women, all near the wrong side of forty, face life's ups and downs together with laughter, tears, and sometimes irony. Their only imperative: live, love and live some more.

Director: Luís Galvão Teles
Stars: Miou-Miou, Carmen Maura, Marthe Keller
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Dr. Eduardo Plarr, despite the name is an Anglo working in a Latin American country. His work is a return home after several years. He begins to form and re-establish friendships and begins... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie
Stars: Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins
Repórter X (1987)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: José Nascimento
Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Anamar, Paulo Borges
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, brothers Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in ... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Stars: Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi
Inferno I (1999)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Ten men,ten brothers in arms who fought together in the Portuguese Colony of Angola during the colonial war,gather together every year to dinner and remember those brave times of war...this... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Leitão
Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Nicolau Breyner, Ana Bustorff
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Joaquim Leitão
Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, María Barranco, Anamar
Musical | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Pedro Olea
Stars: Isabel Pantoja, Arturo Fernández, Joaquim de Almeida
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Ofelia is the daughter of photographer Miguel and of deceased circus artist Lea. When her father is hospitalised with a nervous breakdown, she decides to find out the reason and in doing so... See full summary »

Director: Luís Galvão Teles
Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Maria de Medeiros, Paola Dominguín
Alex (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of a child who faces the emptiness that surrounds the figure of his parents, disappeared in Africa.

Director: Teresa Villaverde
Stars: Ricardo Colares, Teresa Roby, Joaquim de Almeida
Sandino (1990)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The US tried to occupy Nicaragua in 1927. General Cesar Augusto Sandino and his guerrillas begin armed resistance.

Director: Miguel Littin
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Joaquim de Almeida, Dean Stockwell
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Spino, a pathologist, receives an unidentified body which looks familiar to him... himself, 30 years younger.

Director: Fernando Lopes
Stars: Claude Brasseur, Andréa Ferréol, Ana Padrão
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Leonardo
Cristina Marcos ...
Ermelinda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Arminda ...
Woman 1
Luis Baptista ...
Railroad Worker
Ana Bustorff ...
3rd woman
Júlio Cardoso ...
Father Guilherme
Simão Cayatte ...
Kid in the Store
Hugo Chaves ...
Palhanecas
Maria Emília Correia ...
Mariana
João D'Ávila ...
Ti Inácio
Carlos Daniel ...
Santiago
Lola de Paramo ...
Rosalia
Zé do Capitão ...
Shepard
José Eduardo ...
Zagalote
Benjamim Falcão ...
Dr. Freitas
Edit

Storyline

In the forties, in a little settlement lost amidst the mountains of Trás-os-Montes, Leonardo tries to survive by buying and selling marten and fox furs, dreaming of the day he'll close a big deal. His wife Ermelinda, the prettiest girl in the village, starts to work as a maid in the house of a man called Santiago, nicknamed American. His manners, charm and indirectly his wealth finally seduce her, and a child is born. To get rid of her the American gives her money and helps Leonardo close his much sough-after deal. Meanwhile the American concentrates his attention on Guida, a girl of 16 who also gets pregnant. Santiago decides to court Ermelinda again, and she kills him in a fit of rage. Ermelinda tells her husband she killed the American in self defence. Leonardo takes responsability for the crime and flees to Spain to the house of his friend Iglesias. Some time later Leonardo realises he is not the father of the child and leaves his refuge to confront Ermelinda. Written by RTC

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

1 December 1995 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Cold Land  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
COMO ADQUIRIR ESTE FILME? asousalves
Discuss Terra Fria (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?