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Porto Santo (1997)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

A technical problem aboard a transatlantic flight forces a plane to land in Porto Santo, the small island of Madeira's archipelago where, according to a legend, Christopher Columbus the 15th century navigator, lived for a while and ...See moreA technical problem aboard a transatlantic flight forces a plane to land in Porto Santo, the small island of Madeira's archipelago where, according to a legend, Christopher Columbus the 15th century navigator, lived for a while and entertained a sexual relationship with a widow and her nubile daughter. A girl photo journalist profits to stay the extra-needed days for repair, to visit the island - and eventually she'll become part of complex relationships among some of the secluded people of the island. Also, a yacht lost in the high seas in 1947 reappears from the misty horizon 50 years later - to unite Fanny and João, a contemporary navigator. Written by Artemis-9 See less
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Vicente Jorge Silva (screenplay) (dialogue) | Tonino Guerra (screenplay) (dialogue) | Torcato Sepulveda (screenplay) (dialogue)
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Updated Jun 20, 1997

Release date
Aug 8, 1997 (Portugal)

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Leonor Silveira
Fanny - the Amateur Photograph Fanny - the Amateur Photograph   See fewer
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Carlos Martins Medeiros
João, the Navigator João, the Navigator   See fewer
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Ana Zanatti
Maria, the Museum Curator Maria, the Museum Curator   See fewer
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Beatriz Batarda
Mariana, Maria's Daughter Mariana, Maria's Daughter   See fewer
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Miguel Silva
José, Mariana's Husband José, Mariana's Husband   See fewer
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Vicente José
Diogo, Mariana's Son (as Vicente José Silva) Diogo, Mariana's Son (as Vicente José Silva)   See fewer
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José Eduardo
Old Man Old Man   See fewer
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Luísa Barbosa
Tourist 1 Tourist 1   See fewer
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João Didelet
Tourist 2 Tourist 2   See fewer
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António Plácido
Police Officer 1 Police Officer 1   See fewer
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António Cara D'Anjo
Police Officer 2 Police Officer 2   See fewer
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Alexandre Melo
Aircraft Commander Aircraft Commander   See fewer
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Isabel Melo
Flight Attendant Flight Attendant   See fewer
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Carlos Subtil
Flight Attendant Flight Attendant   See fewer
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Eduardo Luís
Flight Attendant (uncredited) Flight Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 33 votes