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A Caixa (1994)

Stories of various individuals living in a poor district of Lisbon are intertwined with the sad life of a blind street vendor whose only means of support is his elm box.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luís Miguel Cintra ...
Blind Man
Glicínia Quartin ...
Old Woman
Ruy de Carvalho ...
Taverner
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Daughter
Diogo Dória ...
Friend
Isabel Ruth ...
Saleswoman
Filipe Cochofel ...
Son-in-Law
Sofia Alves ...
Prostitute
Mestre Duarte Costa ...
Guitar Player
Paula Seabra ...
Pregnant Woman
Miguel Guilherme ...
Man 1
António Fonseca ...
Man 2
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Man 3
Tiago Henriques ...
Grandson
Gilberto Gonçalves ...
Crippled
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Stories of various individuals living in a poor district of Lisbon are intertwined with the sad life of a blind street vendor whose only means of support is his elm box.

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Blind Man's Bluff  »

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The less boring Oliveira film...
18 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Certainly a masterpiece... The old Manoel de Oliveira presented us with a fine comedy, where everything falls apart, very dark humour and questions on the human nature.

The best of Oliveira, even for those who don't like his work.


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