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The Consul of Bordeaux (2011)

O Cônsul de Bordéus (original title)
This is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man who issued 30,000 visas for safe passage to Portugal during WWII, in June 1940, defying the direct orders of his government. Among them were 10,000 Jews.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vítor Norte ...
Aristides Sousa Mendes
Carlos Paulo ...
Chaim Kruger
João Nunes Monteiro ...
Aaron Apelman
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Alexandra Schmidt
Manuel de Blas ...
Francisco de Almeida
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Old Esther
Sara Barros Leitão ...
Esther
Joaquim Nicolau ...
José Seabra
Susana Sá ...
Sarah Kruger
Patrícia Ferreira ...
Clotilde Sousa Mendes
Pedro Cunha ...
Amorim
São José Correia ...
Andreé Cibal
Miguel Borines ...
Spanish Non-Commissioned Officer
João Cabral ...
Faria Machado
António Capelo ...
Teotónio Pereira
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This is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man who issued 30,000 visas for safe passage to Portugal during WWII, in June 1940, defying the direct orders of his government. Among them were 10,000 Jews.

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