Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principles intact.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manuel Mesquita ...
Manuel
Luís Lima Barreto ...
Melo
Nuno Pino Custódio ...
João
Pedro Faro ...
Van der Linden
Joana Cunha Ferreira ...
Juana
Hugo Leitão ...
Roque
Ligia Soares ...
Marta do Monte
Alice Contreiras ...
Lavínia
Tiago Fagulha ...
Hugo
Crista Alfaiate ...
Julinha (as Cristina Alfaiate)
Caroline Deruas-Garrel ...
Juliette (as Caroline Deruas)
Julie Duclos ...
Julie
João Lobo ...
Julius
Justin Taurand ...
Julien
Helena Carneiro ...
Ana Lee
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Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principles intact.

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7 April 2011 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

L'épée et la rose  »

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