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O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005)

An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.

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Eça de Queirós (novel), Vera Sacramento (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jorge Corrula Jorge Corrula ... Father Amaro
Soraia Chaves ... Amélia
Nicolau Breyner Nicolau Breyner ... Father Dias
Glória Férias Glória Férias ... Joaneira
Ana Bustorff Ana Bustorff ... Gertrudes
Cláudia Semedo Cláudia Semedo ... Carolina
Nuno Melo Nuno Melo ... José Eduardo
Margarida Miranda Margarida Miranda ... Beatriz
Hugo Sequeira Hugo Sequeira ... Quimbé
João Lagarto João Lagarto ... Father Brito
José Wallenstein José Wallenstein ... Father Natário
Diogo Morgado ... Libaninho
Rui Unas ... Alex
Ricardo Pereira ... Gustavo
Ruy de Carvalho Ruy de Carvalho ... Abbot Cortegaça
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Storyline

An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.

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Action | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Portugal]

Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

27 October 2005 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Тайна отца Амару See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,477,671 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally produced to be a 180-minute mini-series with four episodes, was then re-edited to become a feature with a theatrical release. See more »

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Version of El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002) See more »

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I didn't like it!
18 January 2006 | by NunoOliveiraSee all my reviews

I saw O Crime do Padre Amaro yesterday, and i all i can say is that the movie is very bad. Much of the characters of the movie are only there to fill up the story. There's no density and the characters change personalities without any explanation. It's true the movie is the biggest office box ever made in Portugal but, as someone already said, this is all because of the good publicity. The Portuguese movie industry has good movies, but this is not one of them. It is important that the Portuguese audience goes to see their own movies and maybe that is the only virtue of "O Crime do Padre Amaro". I've read that there will be a TV series made from this movie. I expect that the deleted scenes will explain better some parts of the story. The soundtrack is nice and representative of the music that is made in Portugal.


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