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Recollections of the Yellow House (1989)

Recordações da Casa Amarela (original title)
Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor idiot, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
João César Monteiro ... João de Deus
Manuela de Freitas Manuela de Freitas ... Dona Violeta
Ruy Furtado Ruy Furtado ... Senhor Armando
Teresa Calado Teresa Calado ... Menina Julieta
António Terrinha António Terrinha ... Doctor
Violeta Sarzedas Violeta Sarzedas ... Neighbor in Living Room
Madalena Lua Madalena Lua ... Maid
João Pedro Bénard João Pedro Bénard ... Dairy Clerk
Sabina Sacchi Sabina Sacchi ... Mimi
Inês de Medeiros Inês de Medeiros ... Mimi's Voice (voice)
Manuel Gomes Manuel Gomes ... Laurindo
Maria Ângela de Oliveira Maria Ângela de Oliveira ... Madre de Deus
Maria da Luz Fernandes Maria da Luz Fernandes ... Neighbor with Baby
Vasco Sequeira Vasco Sequeira ... Taverner
José Nunes José Nunes ... Kennel Attendant
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Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor idiot, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront.

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Genres:

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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

12 October 1989 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Recollections of the Yellow House See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal

Company Credits

Production Co:

Invicta Filmes See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Worst of the worst?
3 February 2003 | by drakken71See all my reviews

From this dull poor spectacle... few are the things enjoyable. Watching people eating for 30 minutes in a row is not cinema to me. Lack of reality, lack of rhythm, lack of cameras? lack of sense of ridiculous, lack of acting, lack of script, lack of history, lack of everything is the only thing i could found in this ridiculous movie, if i can call it a movie. I dont know what makes people spend money doing a movie like this, i prefer to watch a white wall for and entire day to watch anything like this again.


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