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Os Maias: Cenas da Vida Romântica (2014)

The tragedy and comedy in Carlo's life begins, grows and ends like the tragedy and comedy of Portugal. In the company of his close friend, João da Ega, allegedly a brilliant writer, Carlos,... See full summary »

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Carlos da Maia
Maria Flor ...
Maria Eduarda
João Perry ...
Afonso da Maia
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João da Ega
Hugo Mestre Amaro ...
Dâmaso Salcede
Maria João Pinho ...
Condessa de Gouvarinho
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Conde de Gouvarinho
Filipe Vargas ...
Manuel Vilaça
Marcello Urgeghe ...
Craft
Pedro Lacerda ...
Thomas d'Alencar
Rita Blanco ...
D. Maria da Cunha
José Manuel Mendes ...
Sr. Guimarães
André Gonçalves ...
Castro Gomes
Jorge Vaz de Carvalho ...
Eça de Queirós (voice)
José Neto ...
Caetano da Maia
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The tragedy and comedy in Carlo's life begins, grows and ends like the tragedy and comedy of Portugal. In the company of his close friend, João da Ega, allegedly a brilliant writer, Carlos, with his idle existence as an aristocratic doctor, spends his time to enjoying friends and lovers. Until he falls in love. She is a new character in this revolutionary novel. It's a vertiginous passion that goes beyond that past gloominess to reach a new and darker abyss, incest. Written by Anonymous

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The Maias: Scenes from Romantic Life  »

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€1,500,000 (estimated)
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para piano Nº 8 em Dó menor op. 13 (Adagio Cantabile);
Composição - Ludwig van Beethoven;
Interpretação - Diogo Vida (Piano);
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8 October 2014 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

I expected to watch a movie that depicted, apart from the Romantic and Tragic story of the Maias family, the social life, the city of Lisbon, the houses, streets... you get the point. I have read the book, so I knew what I should expect in those aspects. Boy was I wrong. I don't even think I watched a movie to begin with. I would characterize this more like a theater play. The streets, landscapes and window views were all (I mean ALL) made of what looked like cardboard paintings. It is obvious that the movie had a very, very low budget. On the upside, It had some quality comedy mixed with the drama that goes with the story, however, that doesn't make the movie less painful to watch.


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