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The Fault (1980)

120 min | Drama, War

Portugal, 1973. Mario, a former war fighter from Guinea, intends to return to his hometown. It brings with it a vague sense of guilt, in the death of two men - a soldier and a native - by alarm he gave during the night. In Lisbon, he finds...See morePortugal, 1973. Mario, a former war fighter from Guinea, intends to return to his hometown. It brings with it a vague sense of guilt, in the death of two men - a soldier and a native - by alarm he gave during the night. In Lisbon, he finds Margarida - the widow of his dead companion - a woman who swings between madness and premeditated theatricality. Mario is looking for a deputy whose fifth in the north of the country, his family had worked - and he intends precisely to be given a job there . Written by José de Matos-Cruz, O Cais do Olhar, 1999, p.192 See less
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Dec 1980 (Spain)
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Amália Banha
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Hugo Casaes
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Sinde Filipe
Mário Mário   See fewer
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Miguel Franco
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Marília Gama
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Paula Guedes
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Adelaide João
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Teresa Machado
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5.6 / 10 | 7 votes