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Saúl Fonseca ...
Jaime
Fernanda Serrano ...
Marta
Joaquim Leitão ...
Abel
Sandro Silva ...
Ulisses
Vítor Norte ...
Garcez
Guilherme Leme ...
António
Nicolau Breyner ...
Coluna
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Gil
Zita Duarte ...
Joana
Carlos Rodrigues ...
Teófilo
Carla Maciel ...
Filó
José Pinto ...
Saúl
Pedro Efe ...
Mota
Canto e Castro ...
Motorcycle Salesman
Graça Nazaré ...
Deolinda
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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's stolen motorcycle back everything will be fine again, so he sets out to get enough money to buy his father a new one. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Os homens não se medem aos palmos

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PTE 377,000,000 (estimated)
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References Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

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Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Performed by Nina Simone
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The children labor
7 November 1999 | by (Açores, Portugal) – See all my reviews

It´s a great portrait of a real problem that´s common in that region, Oporto, specially in that specific area, Ribeira, were the people are very poor. The script is great and the performances of Saúl (Jaime) and Fernanda Serrano (Marta, Jaime´s mother) are very nice. She did a very good job, not the one we get used to seeing on TV. The movie is very well edited and the music, particularly Rui Veloso song, fits like a glove. I gave 7 to António-Pedro Vasconcelos's "Jaime".


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