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According to Pereira (1995)

Sostiene Pereira (original title)
| Drama | 1998 (USA)
Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the Lisboa, an unaffiliated evening paper. There is civil war in Spain and the fascists are in power in Portugal, but he ... See full summary »

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Pereira
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Manuel
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Dr. Cardoso
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Monteiro Rossi
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Marta
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Mrs. Delgado
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Portiera
Nicolau Breyner ...
Father António
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Silva
João Grosso ...
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Mário Viegas ...
Newspaper Editor
Manuela Cassola
Fátima Marques
Rui Otero
Pedro Efe
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Portugal 1938. Pereira is the editor of the culture section of the Lisboa, an unaffiliated evening paper. There is civil war in Spain and the fascists are in power in Portugal, but he concerns himself only with his work (writing biographies of famous writers and translating French novels) and ignores what is going on around him. He hires Monteiro Rossi, an idealistic young man in love with a beautiful communist, as an assistant. He reluctantly helps them when they begin to get into trouble due to subversive activities. Eventually events force him to take a stand. Written by Anonymous

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Solid Work
24 November 1998 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

A quite good film version of the novel, though at the beginning a little bit lengthy. Fortunately there are a few funny scenes from time to time. This movie is surely not for the main stream audience - but for fans of Italian (or Portuguese) cinema, a must-see also for Mastroianni-fans.


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