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Recollections of the Yellow House (1989)

Recordações da Casa Amarela (original title)
Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor idiot, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
João César Monteiro ... João de Deus
Manuela de Freitas Manuela de Freitas ... Dona Violeta
Ruy Furtado Ruy Furtado ... Senhor Armando
Teresa Calado Teresa Calado ... Menina Julieta
António Terrinha António Terrinha ... Doctor
Violeta Sarzedas Violeta Sarzedas ... Neighbor in Living Room
Madalena Lua Madalena Lua ... Maid
João Pedro Bénard João Pedro Bénard ... Dairy Clerk
Sabina Sacchi Sabina Sacchi ... Mimi
Inês de Medeiros Inês de Medeiros ... Mimi's Voice (voice)
Manuel Gomes Manuel Gomes ... Laurindo
Maria Ângela de Oliveira Maria Ângela de Oliveira ... Madre de Deus
Maria da Luz Fernandes Maria da Luz Fernandes ... Neighbor with Baby
Vasco Sequeira Vasco Sequeira ... Taverner
José Nunes José Nunes ... Kennel Attendant
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Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor idiot, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

12 October 1989 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Recollections of the Yellow House See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,382
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Invicta Filmes See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A master piece
7 January 2003 | by francisco-brandaoSee all my reviews

I'm Portuguese and I love this film. João Cesar Monteiro is very different from any other director and when he makes a film he is not thinking about making money; is goal is to make art and the transmission to the viewers of how he see the human condition. This is one of is best films. I apologize for my bad English:)


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