About the film
Release Date: January 16, 1996
|Director||:||Jom Tob Azulay|
|Producers||:||António da Cunha Telles, Fernando Vendrell, Jom Tob Azulay|
|Writers||:||Gilvan Pereira, Millor Fernandes, Jom Tob Azulay, Geraldo Carneiro|
The story of Brazilian Antônio José da Silva, a jewish poet, playwright and lawyer living in the 18th Century Lisbon, who managed to avoid Inquisition by converting himself to Catholicism, after being tortured. But his fierce criticism of Portugal's élite led him to persecution and torture, becoming kind of a scapegoat.