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  • The Given Word (1962)
  • 98 min | Drama
The Given Word (1962)
98 min | Drama

A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end?
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Director
Writers
Anselmo Duarte (screenplay) | Dias Gomes (based on a play by) (adaptation and dialogue)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
H.E. Fowle (as Chick Fowle)
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Release date
Nov 2, 1962 (United States)

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Cast

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25 cast members
Name Known for
Leonardo Villar
Zé do Burro / Donkey Jack (as Leonardo Vilar) Zé do Burro / Donkey Jack (as Leonardo Vilar)   See fewer
Dionísio Azevedo
Olavo, the Priest Olavo, the Priest   See fewer
Geraldo Del Rey
Bonitão / Handsome Bonitão / Handsome   See fewer
Norma Bengell
Marly, the Prostitute Marly, the Prostitute   See fewer
Othon Bastos
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Antonio Pitanga
Coca, the Capoeira Fighter (as Antonio L. Sampaio) Coca, the Capoeira Fighter (as Antonio L. Sampaio)   See fewer
Gilberto Marques
The Galicean The Galicean   See fewer
Milton Gaucho
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
Enoch Torres
Police Inspector Police Inspector   See fewer
Carlos Torres
Coca's Friend Coca's Friend   See fewer
João Di Sordi
Police Detective (as João Desordi) Police Detective (as João Desordi)   See fewer
Veveldo Diniz
Sexton (as Velvedo Diniz) Sexton (as Velvedo Diniz)   See fewer
Irenio Simoes
Editor Editor   See fewer
Napoleao Lopes Filho
Bishop (as Napoleão L. Filho) Bishop (as Napoleão L. Filho)   See fewer
Jurema Penna
Zealot Zealot   See fewer
Alair Liguori
Zealot Zealot   See fewer
Canjiquinha
Capoeira fighter (as Cangiquinha) Capoeira fighter (as Cangiquinha)   See fewer
Américo Coimbra
Bonitão / Handsome Bonitão / Handsome   See fewer
Ignácio de Loyola Brandão
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Garibaldo Matos
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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