About the film
The Maias : Story of a Portuguese Family
Release Date: September 11, 2014
|Genres||:||Romance, History, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Ar de Filmes|
|Writers||:||Eça de Queirós, João Botelho|
The tragedy and comedy in Carlos' life begins, grows and ends like the tragedy and comedy of Portugal. In the company of his close friend, João da Ega, allegedly a brilliant writer, Carlos, with his idle existence as an aristocratic doctor, spends his time to enjoying friends and lovers. Until he falls in love. She is a new character in this revolutionary novel. It's a vertiginous passion that goes beyond that past gloominess to reach a new and darker abyss, incest.