The Jew

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The Jew

The Jew

Release Date: January 16, 1996

Year    :   1996
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Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   Jom Tob Azulay
Producers    :   António da Cunha Telles, Fernando Vendrell, Jom Tob Azulay
Writers    :   Gilvan Pereira, Millor Fernandes, Jom Tob Azulay, Geraldo Carneiro
RunTime    :   90 mins.

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.

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