About the film
Release Date: September 01, 1993
|Production Companies||:||Gemini Films, Madragoa Filmes, Light Night|
|Director||:||Manoel de Oliveira|
|Writers||:||Manoel de Oliveira, Agustina Bessa-Luís|
Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlos Paiva, a father's friend, to whom she is not attracted. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlos loves her, but decides to sleep in a separate room to avoid waking Ema when he has to return late at night. With time she begins to feel unhappy about her marriage, so she finds a lover.