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Fantasia Lusitana (2010)

Images and sounds expose the duality of Portugal during the days of WW2: a peaceful, god-loving, rural country, providing an escape route for over one hundred thousand European refugees to ... See full summary »

Director:

João Canijo

Writers:

João Canijo, António de Oliveira Salazar (excerpts from speeches) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Hanna Schygulla ... Erika Mann (voice)
Rüdiger Vogler ... Alfred Döblin (voice)
Christian Patey Christian Patey ... Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Annabella ... Herself (archive footage)
Danielle Darrieux ... Herself (archive footage)
Pedro De Freitas Branco Pedro De Freitas Branco ... Himself (archive footage)
Óscar Fragoso Carmona Óscar Fragoso Carmona ... Himself (archive footage)
Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira ... Himself, Lisbon Cardinal (archive footage)
Louis Jouvet ... Himself (archive footage)
António Lopes Ribeiro António Lopes Ribeiro ... Himself (archive footage)
Valentin Mandelstamm Valentin Mandelstamm ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Montgomery ... Himself (archive footage)
Madeleine Ozeray ... Herself (archive footage)
Fernando Peça Fernando Peça ... Himself, Newsreels Narrator (voice) (archive footage)
Tyrone Power ... Himself (archive footage)
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Images and sounds expose the duality of Portugal during the days of WW2: a peaceful, god-loving, rural country, providing an escape route for over one hundred thousand European refugees to the Americas; and a political and cultural elite that disguised their Nazi inclinations just enough to play its neutral role in international politics. Written by Artemis-9

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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese | German | French

Release Date:

29 April 2010 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Lusitania Illusion See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Periferia Filmes See more »
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Color (some sequences)| Black and White
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Soundtracks

Lisboa Não Sejas Francesa
(end theme)
Sung by Amália Rodrigues
Published by Valentim de Carvalho
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