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The Jester (1987)

O Bobo (original title)
Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the simultaneous loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa, the story concerns a director who sells guns to finance his play.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernando Heitor Fernando Heitor ... Francisco Bernardes / Dom Bibas
Paula Guedes ... Rita Portugal
Luís Lucas ... João
Carlos Farinha Carlos Farinha ... João 10 Anos
Jasmim de Matos Jasmim de Matos ... (as Jasmim)
Bibi Perestrelo Bibi Perestrelo ... Cousin
Isabel Feijó Isabel Feijó ... Cousin
Raul Solnado Raul Solnado ... Inspector Aranha
Fernando Marchão Fernando Marchão ... Undercover Agent
Rui Lopes Rui Lopes ... Undercover Agent
Bernardo Figueiredo Bernardo Figueiredo ... Sailor
José Carlos Pratas José Carlos Pratas ... Sailor
José Luís Lameira José Luís Lameira ... Sailor
José Manuel Neto José Manuel Neto ... Sailor
Pedro Martins Pedro Martins ... Sailor
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Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the simultaneous loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa, the story concerns a director who sells guns to finance his play. Written by International Film Circuit <ifcplanet@aol.com>

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Portugal

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Portuguese

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1988 (USA) See more »

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Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal See more »

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Award: CICAE Award at the Locarno International Festival (Switzerland, 1988). See more »

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Idea good, execution poor.
3 December 1998 | by Charles-43See all my reviews

The idea of combining the action with performance of a play is good, but the way it is done is more than a little confusing. Perhaps you need to be Portuguese to understand this one.


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