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by José Álvaro Morais


David is married, has a daughter, and is about to leave Portugal with his family. But with his grandfather's death, he has to return to his village before he leaves, and to a family he hasn´t seen in a long time. And a journey that was supposed to last the time of a burial, turns out to be a stay of several days. Because there David meets Ana, the wife of his cousin, and lets himself be caught by her disturbed but enchanting woman’s spell...

original title: QUARESMA
country: Portugal, France
sales agent: Gémini Films
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: José Álvaro Morais
film run: 95'
release date: PT 03/10/2003
screenplay: Jeanne Waltz, José Álvaro Morais
cast: Beatriz Batarda, Filipe Cary, Rita Durão, Ricardo Aibéo
cinematography by: Acácio De Almeida
art director: Isabel Branco
costumes designer: Silvia Grabowsky
music: Bernardo Sassetti
producer: Paulo Branco
production: Madragoa Filmes, Gémini Films, RTP - Radiotelevisão Portuguesa, ICAM - Instituto do Cinema, Audiovisual e Multimédia
distributor: Atalanta Filmes, Pirates Distribution (FR)
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