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THE CRIME OF FATHER AMARO

by Carlos Coelho da Silva

synopsis

A young priest in a social neighbourhood. A young and sensual woman. Amaro will try to resist temptation, but Amélia doesn't seem to give up. Will a Man of God be able to win over the desire? Freely inspired from Eça de Quirós' 19th century novel "O Crime do Padre Amaro".

original title: Crime do Padre Amaro, O
country: Portugal
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Carlos Coelho da Silva
film run: 120'
screenplay: Vera Sacramento
cast: Jorde Corrula, Soraia Chaves, Nicolau Breyner, Nuno Melo, Glória Morgado, Hugo Sequeira, Diogo Morgado, Rui Unas, Maria Emília Correia, Lurdes Norberto,
producer: Alexandre Valente
production: Utopia Filmes, SIC - Sociedade Independente de Comunicação