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O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005)

An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.

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(novel), (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jorge Corrula ...
Soraia Chaves ...
Nicolau Breyner ...
Father Dias
Glória Férias ...
Joaneira
Ana Bustorff ...
Gertrudes
Cláudia Semedo ...
Carolina
Nuno Melo ...
José Eduardo
Margarida Miranda ...
Beatriz
Hugo Sequeira ...
Quimbé
João Lagarto ...
Father Brito
José Wallenstein ...
Father Natário
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Libaninho
Rui Unas ...
Alex
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Gustavo
Ruy de Carvalho ...
Abbot Cortegaça
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An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.

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27 October 2005 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Тайна отца Амару  »

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€1,477,671 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Originally produced to be a 180-minute mini-series with four episodes, was then re-edited to become a feature with a theatrical release. See more »

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Version of El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002) See more »

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PROUD to be Canadian
28 November 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

How is it possible to be proud of this film? How is it possible create this movie and still be respected as a writer, director or actor? How is even possible to finance it, broadcast it, or, worst of all, watch it?

José Maria de Eça de Queiroz would have hanged himself after watching what they done to his WONDERFUL story. Or maybe Nan Flanagan and Margaret Jull Costa improved it in translation.

It's just one of those movies you watch to get a glimpse of what people around the world are capable of writing and enjoying.

I didn't laugh once watching O Crime do Padre Amaro, I would pay to see someone watching stuff like this on a regular basis. Bad actors, bad plot, bad sketches... The only good thing was the end!

My vote: awful.


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