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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Saúl Fonseca Saúl Fonseca ... Jaime
Fernanda Serrano Fernanda Serrano ... Marta
Joaquim Leitão Joaquim Leitão ... Abel
Sandro Silva Sandro Silva ... Ulisses
Vítor Norte Vítor Norte ... Garcez
Guilherme Leme Guilherme Leme ... António
Nicolau Breyner Nicolau Breyner ... Coluna
Rogério Samora ... Gil
Zita Duarte Zita Duarte ... Joana
Carlos Rodrigues Carlos Rodrigues ... Teófilo
Carla Maciel ... Filó
José Pinto ... Saúl
Pedro Efe Pedro Efe ... Mota
Canto e Castro Canto e Castro ... Motorcycle Salesman
Graça Nazaré Graça Nazaré ... Deolinda
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Storyline

A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's stolen motorcycle back everything will be fine again, so he sets out to get enough money to buy his father a new one. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Os homens não se medem aos palmos

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Country:

Portugal | Brazil | Luxembourg

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

11 April 1999 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Porto 1998 See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal See more »

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Budget:

PTE377,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.66 : 1
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Connections

References Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Não Me Mintas
Performed by Rui Veloso
Written by Rui Veloso and Carlos Tê
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The children labor
7 November 1999 | by pauloribSee all my reviews

It´s a great portrait of a real problem that´s common in that region, Oporto, specially in that specific area, Ribeira, were the people are very poor. The script is great and the performances of Saúl (Jaime) and Fernanda Serrano (Marta, Jaime´s mother) are very nice. She did a very good job, not the one we get used to seeing on TV. The movie is very well edited and the music, particularly Rui Veloso song, fits like a glove. I gave 7 to António-Pedro Vasconcelos's "Jaime".


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