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Francisca (1981)

The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.

Director:

Manoel de Oliveira

Writers:

Agustina Bessa-Luís (novel), Manoel de Oliveira (adaptation)
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Credited cast:
Teresa Menezes Teresa Menezes ... Francisca 'Fanny' Owen
Diogo Dória Diogo Dória ... José Augusto
Mário Barroso Mário Barroso ... Camilo (escritor Camilo Castelo Branco)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francisco Brás Francisco Brás
Nuno Carinhas Nuno Carinhas ... Marcelino de Matos
João Bénard da Costa João Bénard da Costa ... (as Duarte de Almeida)
Isabel de Castro
Manuela de Freitas Manuela de Freitas ... Raquel
Glória de Matos Glória de Matos ... Rita Owen
Alexandre Brandão de Melo Alexandre Brandão de Melo ... Raimundo
Lia Gama ... D. Josefa
João Guedes João Guedes ... Marques
Cecília Guimarães Cecília Guimarães ... Judite
Adelaide João Adelaide João ... Clotilde
Teresa Madruga ... Franzina (frail)
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The life of a young man, son of an English officer who lets himself become a prisoner of love resulting in fatalism and disgrace.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Follows Benilde or The Virgin Mother (1975) See more »

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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

3 December 1981 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Φρανσίσκα See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

V.O. Filmes See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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