Aldeia da Roupa Branca

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Aldeia da Roupa Branca

portugal river village clothing rivalry romance black and white family laundry

Aldeia da Roupa Branca

Release Date: January 02, 1939

Year    :   1939
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Music, Comedy, Family
Production Companies    :   Espectáculos de Arte
Director    :   Chianca de Garcia
Producers    :   Fernando V. de Barros, Antero de Tovar Faro
Writers    :   Chianca de Garcia, Ramada Curto, José Gomes Ferreira
RunTime    :   92 mins.

Gracinda, a young laundry washer, lives with her godfather, "Uncle" Jacinto, and together they run a family business, doing the laundry for residents of Lisbon in their small village in the outskirts of that city (Canecas). Unfortunately, the business is not going very well, but that changes when Gracinda decides to go to the city to try to convince Chico, "Uncle" Jacinto's son, with whom she is in love, to return to the village and give new life to the business. The village is preparing for the annual festivities and a dispute erupts between "Uncle" Jacinto and his business rival , the widow Quiteria, when each of them invites different bands to play at the same time during the party and dances




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