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Maria do Mar (1930)

Falacha is the captain of a fishing boat of Nazaré who lost part of his men in a shipwreck. Among them was the husband of Aunt Aurélia, who holds Falacha responsible for this tragedy. A few... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rosa María Rosa María ... Maria do Mar - Falacha's daughter
Oliveira Martins Oliveira Martins ... Manuel - Aurélia's son
Adelina Abranches Adelina Abranches ... Tia Aurélia
Alves da Cunha Alves da Cunha ... Falacha
Perpetua dos Santos Perpetua dos Santos ... Falacha's Wife
Álvaro Horta e Costa Álvaro Horta e Costa ... Perú (as Horta e Costa)
Maria Leo Maria Leo ... Maria do Mar's Friend
António Duarte António Duarte ... Lacraio
Celestino Pedroso Celestino Pedroso ... Coronel
Mário Duarte Mário Duarte ... Doctor
Rafael Alves Rafael Alves ... Oficial
Galiana Murraças Galiana Murraças ... Fisherwoman of Nazaré
Bernardina Bernardina ... Fisherwoman of Nazaré
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Falacha is the captain of a fishing boat of Nazaré who lost part of his men in a shipwreck. Among them was the husband of Aunt Aurélia, who holds Falacha responsible for this tragedy. A few years later, Maria, Falacha's daughter, falls in love with Manuel, Aurélia's son, which makes the two young people the new Romeo and Juliet. As for Falacha, he succumbs to social pressure and commits suicide... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

Portugal

Release Date:

20 May 1930 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Maria of the Sea See more »

Filming Locations:

Batalha Abbey, Leiria, Portugal See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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New copy (restored) of "Maria do Mar"
24 March 2000 | by samuelfreireSee all my reviews

The "Cinemateca Portuguesa", made for the first time a complete restoration of a movie. This film was selected 'cause it is considerer one of the most beautiful silent film from Portugal. The president of the "Cinemateca Portuguesa", have said, that the film is a "fresco" of the cinema, in the presentation of the movie. For the release of the restored movie, an original orchestral music was composed by Bernardo Sasseti. The film was released on March, the 11th, 2000, in Lisboa, Portugal, and on March, the 14th, 2000, in Porto, Portugal.


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