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

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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)  »

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Тайна отца Амару  »

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€1,477,671 (estimated)
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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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I didn't like it!
18 January 2006 | by (Pombal, Portugal) – See all my reviews

I saw O Crime do Padre Amaro yesterday, and i all i can say is that the movie is very bad. Much of the characters of the movie are only there to fill up the story. There's no density and the characters change personalities without any explanation. It's true the movie is the biggest office box ever made in Portugal but, as someone already said, this is all because of the good publicity. The Portuguese movie industry has good movies, but this is not one of them. It is important that the Portuguese audience goes to see their own movies and maybe that is the only virtue of "O Crime do Padre Amaro". I've read that there will be a TV series made from this movie. I expect that the deleted scenes will explain better some parts of the story. The soundtrack is nice and representative of the music that is made in Portugal.


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