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Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in... See more »

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Domingos de Oliveira ...
Domingos
Elisa Andrade ...
Maria
Jean M'Vondo ...
Petelo
Dino Abelino ...
Zito (as Adelino Nelumba)
Benoît Moutsila ...
Chico
Talagongo ...
Miguel (as Tala Ngongo)
Lopes Rodrigues ...
Mussunda
Henriette Meya ...
Bebiana
Manuel Videira ...
PIDE agent
Ana Wilson ...
Narrator (voice)

Directed by

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Sarah Maldoror

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Claude Agostini ... (dialogue)
 
Claude Agostini ... (screenplay)
 
Sarah Maldoror ... (script)
 
Maurice Pons ... (dialogue)
 
Maurice Pons ... (screenplay)
 
Luandino Vieira ... (novel "A Vida Verdadeira de Domingos Xavier")
 
Mário de Andrade ... (additional dialogue)

Cinematography by

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Claude Agostini

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Georges Klotz

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Jean Velter ... production manager

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Jacques Poitrenaud ... technical consultant

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Plot Summary

Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in prison, and not knowing he is dead, his wife goes from a prison station to another, trying in vain to know where he is. Written by Artemis-9

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Also Known As
  • Замбизанга (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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  • 102 min
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Trivia Members of Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) and of the Congolese political groups who helped them, took part in the film as actors and extras. See more »

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