Luciano, who has just gotten out of prison, is taken by his brother, Flórido, to Alfreda's house. Alfreda is a rich woman whom is going to serve. He was surprised when she told hom that her wish was to see the apparition of the Virgin Mary. Now he had to hear the sublime pretences of that rich woman who said she would only rest after having seen the apparition of the Virgin Mary and having asked her some questions.
Based upon Alma dos Ricos by Augustina Bessa-Luis.
|international title:||Magic Mirror|
|original title:||Espelho Magico|
|directed by:||Manoel de Oliveira|
|release date:||PT 09/03/2006, IT 27/07/2007, FR 07/01/2009|
|screenplay:||Manoel de Oliveira|
|cast:||Leonor Silveira, Ricardo Trêpa, Luís Miguel Cintra, Michel Piccoli, Marisa Paredes, Lima Duarte|
|cinematography by:||Renato Berta|
|film editing:||Valérie Loiseleux|
|production:||Filbox Produções Audivisuais, LDA, RTP - Radiotelevisão Portuguesa|
|backing:||Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual (ICA)|
|distributor:||Nos Lusomundo Audiovisuais, Mikado (IT), Les Films du Paradoxe (FR)|