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by Manoel de Oliveira


In 1663, the famous Jesuit preacher Father Antonio Vieria is called before the dreaded inquisition in Coimbra, after court intrigues and a fall from grace threaten his position.

international title: Word and Utopia
original title: Parole et utopie
country: France, Portugal
sales agent: Gémini Films
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Manoel de Oliveira
film run: 130'
release date: PT 17/11/2000, FR 17/01/2001
screenplay: Manoel de Oliveira
cast: Lima Duarte, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ricardo Trêpa, Miguel Guilherme, Leonor Silveira
producer: Paulo Branco
production: Gémini Films, Madragoa Filmes
distributor: Gémini Films