A True and Faithful Account

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A True and Faithful Account

A True and Faithful Account

Release Date: June 22, 1989

Year    :   1989
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Monteiro & Gil, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Instituto Português de Cinema (IPC)
Director    :   Margarida Gil
Producers    :   João César Monteiro, Margarida Gil, Henrique Espírito Santo, João Pedro Bénard
Writers    :   Margarida Gil
RunTime    :   85 mins.

The young girl, Antónia Margarida Castelo Branco, is handed over by her mother to Brás Telles de Meneses because of the obscure interests between rural aristocratic families in the North. Brás is a ruined man, a bohemian with a reputation for violence and erratic behaviour. Antonia’s fortune is the first sacrifice made by the young wife. Fascinated by the man who humiliates and ill-treats her, she follows him in a pilgrimage to increasingly barren lands, to increasingly less hospitable houses.




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