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O Dia do Desespero (1992)

Portrait of the last days of the life of Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco.

Director:

Manoel de Oliveira
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Teresa Madruga Teresa Madruga ... Ana Plácido
Mário Barroso Mário Barroso ... Camilo Castelo Branco
Luís Miguel Cintra Luís Miguel Cintra ... Freitas Fortuna
Diogo Dória Diogo Dória ... Dr. Edmundo Magalhães
Canto e Castro Canto e Castro ... (voice)
Ruy de Carvalho Ruy de Carvalho ... (voice)
Nuno Melo Nuno Melo
José Maria Vaz da Silva José Maria Vaz da Silva
Dina Treno Dina Treno
David Ferreira Dias David Ferreira Dias
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Portrait of the last years of the XIX century's Portuguese writer Camilo Castelo Branco, who had been suffering from an eye disease and one day wakes up blind. His despair, as a writer unable to write, led him to suicide. Written by Anonymous

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suicide | blindness | 1890s | writing | See All (4) »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

Portugal | France

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

30 October 1992 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day of Despair See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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