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From Here to Joy (2004)
"Daqui p'ra alegria" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  8 April 2004 (Portugal)
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Three girls from the Lisbon suburbs, Bruna, Marta and Sara, are having a bit of fun. They've discovered that people in general are prepared to give things to young, attractive and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dinarte Branco ...
Francisco
Raquel Cardoso ...
Bruna
Joana Ferreira ...
Marta
Catarina Rosende ...
Sara
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Antónia
Carlos Rodrigues ...
Francisco's Father
Ana Paula Eusebio ...
Bruna's Mother
Perrine Lemonnier ...
Woman Passing By
Francisco Tropa ...
Man Passing By
Mara Hurst ...
Bruna (9 Years)
Luis Borges ...
Bruna's Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marina Albuquerque ...
Woman in ATM
Micaela Cardoso ...
Real Estate Saleswoman
Francisco Cordeiro ...
Pipo
Jorge Cruz ...
Francisco's Friend
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Three girls from the Lisbon suburbs, Bruna, Marta and Sara, are having a bit of fun. They've discovered that people in general are prepared to give things to young, attractive and good-natured people, and they exploit this shamelessly. Francisco, a neighbour of theirs, has given up on life. He's abandoned his wife and child to take refuge far from  those who might hurt him ; in effect dying. He's ashamed of this, and never ever looks at anyone. This has given him, amongst the women of the neighbourhood, the reputation of being able to tell, just by looking at a couple, how long they'll stay together. The sudden news of the death of his much loved wife, upsets  Francisco's routine. This upset breaks through his shell and, for the first time in many years, his look encounters that of another person. The laughing eyes of Bruna. Bruna sees him and approaches him. This closeness, this curiosity of the girl for the solitary man arouse some pangs of conscience in him that end up by bringing ... Written by anonymous

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