The story of real-life singing legend Amália Rodrigues who ruled the famous Portuguese acoustic guitar and vocals based music genre called fado.

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Credited cast:
Sandra Barata Belo ...
Amália
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Celeste Rodrigues
Ricardo Carriço ...
César Seabra
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Francisco da Cruz
António Pedro Cerdeira ...
Ricardo Espírito Santo
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Eduardo Ricciardi
António Montez ...
Avô António
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Namorada Francisco
Ana Araújo
Tina Barbosa ...
Pedinte
José Boavida ...
Jorge Soriano
Susana Cacela ...
D. Teresa
Rui Cardoso
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Sebastião Lima
Ana Marta Contente ...
Young Amália
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The story of real-life singing legend Amália Rodrigues who ruled the famous Portuguese acoustic guitar and vocals based music genre called fado.

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4 December 2008 (Portugal)  »

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€3,500,000 (estimated)
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No, this is not our best movie at all!
11 December 2008 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

No, this is not our best movie at all!

I'm a huge fan of Amália, so I really wanted to see this movie and I did. It's nice, but what's the real problem with it? Well, apart from the fact that this movie adds some fiction to suit better the audience, it really doesn't show at all how famous she gets. Her career is almost like secondary and what really matters is the romance... So, if you like soap operas, you'll like this one; OK, to be honest you'll get to know Amália better, and that's the best thing about this film; It helps to promote Amália, making people who didn't know her so well to have a glimpse of how great she was.


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