Island of Loves

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Island of Loves

Island of Loves

Release Date: June 08, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Suma Filmes
Director    :   Paulo Rocha
Producers    :   Paulo Rocha, Etsuko Takano
Writers    :   Paulo Rocha, Sumiko Haneda, Wenceslau de Moraes, Jorge L. Neto
RunTime    :   170 mins.

This film depicts the life of the 19th-century Portuguese writer Wenceslau De Moraes by means of nine ancient ballads from China. The writer married a Chinese woman after he left his wife and family to go live in Macao. Later, he moved to Japan where he fell in love with a Japanese woman, staying in Japan for the rest of his life. Mixed in with the career and loves of Moraes is the history of Portugal at home and in its colonies.

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