5.4/10
419
2 user 2 critic

O Fim da Inocência (2017)

Inês is a teenager from a wealthy family. However, after classes, she participates in risky sexual games, compulsively uses the internet and attends the nightlife of Lisbon, entering a spiral of total destruction .

Director:

Joaquim Leitão
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Perdidos (2017)
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.

Director: Sérgio Graciano
Stars: Dânia Neto, Afonso Pimentel, Dalila Carmo
Adelaide (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In the most anticipated interview of the year, sisters Adelaide, Carolina and Julia Paixão come together with their mother Anita - to recount the events that led to one of the most controversial crimes ever committed in Portugal.

Director: Justin Amorim
Stars: Diana Marquês Guerra, Anabela Teixeira, Alba Baptista
Saint George (2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An unemployed boxer turned collection agency employee deals with the deplorable methods they have to use when collecting bad debts.

Director: Marco Martins
Stars: Nuno Lopes, Mariana Nunes, David Semedo
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Romeu, a corrupt cop, hires the services of Cid and Alex, to catch a notorious criminal, who left Mexico and is on his way to Galicia, Spain to find the killer of his brother, also trying to catch the same criminal is an FBI agent.

Director: Luis Ismael
Stars: Francisco Menezes, Luis Ismael, Enrique Arce
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Inspired by the true story of the Portuguese King Dom Pedro (fourteenth century), who unearthed his beloved to crown her queen after her death, Pedro and Ines recounts this unparalleled ... See full summary »

Director: António Ferreira
Stars: Joana de Verona, Miguel Monteiro, Vera Kolodzig
Ruth III (2018)
Biography | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of how football (soccer) superstar Eusébio, arrives in Lisbon from Mozambique to find himself involved in a sports rivalry older than the "Roman Right". Set in 1960/61, a tumultuous year for Portugal and it's fascist regime.

Director: António Pinhão Botelho
Stars: Igor Regalla, Afonso Lagarto, Almeno Gonçalves
Biography | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Portuguese soldier, who got stranded from his team during the La Lys battle, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions.

Directors: Gonçalo Galvão Teles, Jorge Paixão da Costa
Stars: João Arrais, Miguel Borges, Raimundo Cosme
Call Girl (2007)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more ... See full summary »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos
Stars: Soraia Chaves, Ivo Canelas, Nicolau Breyner
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ana Luísa's family meet at home to celebrate her father's birthday. As the guests sit around the table, they share memories with a common denominator: the late Josefa, Ana Luisa's mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Nuno Rocha
Stars: Maria João Abreu, Joana Pais de Brito, Filipe Vargas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

HELEN, 30 years-old, decides she is going to change the rest of her life. Her biggest mistake, she asks God for some precious help.

Director: Leonel Vieira
Stars: Paolla Oliveira, Ricardo Pereira, Sara Prata
Morangos com Açúcar (TV Series 2003)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

This soap opera follows the daily routine of a group of portuguese teenagers and their problems

Stars: Vítor Fonseca, Tiago Aldeia, Ana Guiomar
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A New age remake of a Portuguese classic, Pátio das Cantigas shows the lives of a neighbourhood in the Old Lisbon, including their desires, happiness and sadness, always with a good humour.

Director: Leonel Vieira
Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Sara Matos, César Mourão
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oksana Tkach Oksana Tkach ... Inês
Joana Aguiar Joana Aguiar ... Mónica
Francisco Fernandez Francisco Fernandez ... Bernardo
Rodrigo Paganelli Rodrigo Paganelli ... Pedro
David Gomes David Gomes ... Ângelo
Joana Barradas Joana Barradas ... Rita
Raquel de Oliveira Raquel de Oliveira ... Femke
João Alves João Alves ... Henrique
Virgílio Castelo Virgílio Castelo ... Fernando
Sofia Alves Sofia Alves ... Teresa
Leonor Vasconcelos Leonor Vasconcelos ... Cláudia
Raquel Franco Raquel Franco ... Carlota
Ricardo Sá Ricardo Sá ... Tommy
Daniel Fialho Daniel Fialho ... Amigo de Tommy
Ana Marta Ferreira Ana Marta Ferreira ... Mafalda
Edit

Storyline

Inês is a teenager with a seemingly perfect life. She comes from a wealthy family, attends one of the best colleges in the country and lives almost exclusively with people from her social stratum. However, after classes, with no adult around her noticing, she and her closest friends engage in risky sexual games, compulsively use the internet, and frequent the nightlife of Lisbon, where they regularly consume all kinds of drugs . Far from parental control, which judges them in complete safety, inside and outside their homes, their lives go into a spiral of total destruction.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

30 November 2017 (Portugal) See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinemate See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
THE IRREPRESSIBLE FLOW OF THE (NEW) PORTUGUESE CINEMA
22 February 2018 | by jobimneto-ruySee all my reviews

I could not imagine being watching a film like THE END OF INNOCENCE, but what a pleasant surprise it was! The film, directed brilliantly by Joaquim Leitão (this is his twelfth feature, so ...) is based on the best-selling eponymous book by Francisco Salgueiro, and has a strong young cast at its core. the great majority of the actors and actresses of the adolescent wing are experienced in TV and cinema) and its protagonist is rookie in the big screen: the beautiful model Oksana Tkach , born in Ukraine, but having come to Portugal at the age of 4 of age. The 20-year-old model actress plays Ines, a rich family girl (with an oppressive mother, a deceased father and a distant stepfather), who, in turn, yields to dangerous sex and drugs temptations in her prime. Ines goes to the bottom of the well. The thing loses the brake. But without spoilers, we'll stick around. Let's talk about the movie itself. Only the curious detail of the title - Ines or Agnes means just that - purity, innocence. It is the end of it, that innocence. And the beginning of a beautiful work of cinema.

THE END OF INNOCENCE has the naturalistic tone, I did not read the book, but whoever read it says the text is crude, but breathtaking, not to leave. So, it stays what was transposed to the screens. The film follows frantic action - and well - and it all happens in a very talented, very rhythmic way, as fast as the messages on mobile internet applications and the hormone speed of these teenage characters. The film, which is beautifully visually, has the direction of photography of the no less talented Luís Branquinho, experienced cinematographer who illuminated (many) films, among them FLORBELA and more recently, PILGRIMAGE. The film is to applaud while watching it.

The director Joaquim Leitão has in his curriculum works like ADAM AND EVA and TEMPTATION, where he directed, among others, actors like Joaquim de Almeida and Maria de Medeiros. There are 18 films in all, between short films, longs and television material in Leitão's career. And his new film works very well in all the issues of the edition (there are two artists in this area, António Gonçalves and Sergio Batista Pedro) to the soundtrack (José M. Afonso) and to the production of the experienced Ana Costa (who was ahead of Bille August's NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON, with Jeremy Irons in the cast).

This sum of artists and equipment hand-picked (drones, cranes, imperceptible steadicams - this is the grace of the cinema, hiding the equipment and letting the work breathe), a rush in details, precision in creating a truly valuable product , drawn in detail, which in no way resembles a television movie, because it is pure cinema, makes THE END OF INNOCENCE a work that communicates perfectly with audiences ranging from young people to parents, teachers and the public in general, such that quality of the narration and the characterization of its characters by the beautiful cast. It's the so-called high concept movie, made to communicate precisely with very well-defined audiences. Lessons that teach.

Forget the television. THE END OF INNOCENCE is, I repeat here, pure cinema. It is a sign that the generation I attended in 2014, of Portuguese short-filmmakers already showed great talent and enormous liveliness of ideas and creative solutions, that has wonderful ways to go, and is already very well represented with the strong light waved in the big screens for works like this film by Joaquim Leitão. This film is a thermometer of an irrepressible breath. Portuguese cinema will show its claws even more. Let more movies come.


5 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed