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Anastacio, a football fan supporting the Sporting Club, meets the Baratas while on vacation with his family. They make friends and when Anastacio, his wife and two kids decide to travel from Lisbon to Porto to attend the Invicta/Sporting soccer game, The Baratas invite them in their home. What they do not know is that Anastacio is not a nouveau riche like them and when Juju, Anastacio's daughter falls in love with Eduardo, the Baratas'son, things get complicated...Written by
I recognize this is an old movie. It has more than 50 years. It's in Portuguese, and that can be an obstacle, but this is a GREAT, GREAT comedy. António Silva at his best. The most surprising is that this excellent comedy was made during a dictatorship, and that is unusual. If you understand Portuguese, SEE this movie. If you don't, than go and learn.
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