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THE FITH EMPIRE - YESTERDAY AS TODAY

by Manoel de Oliveira

synopsis

Based on a play by José Régio, The Fifth Empire tells the story of Don Sebastian, the young Portuguese king disappeared in a battle in northern Africa. The legend announcing his return became one of the most famous myths in the history of Portugal.

international title: THE FITH EMPIRE - YESTERDAY AS TODAY
original title: QUINTO IMPERIO - ONTEM COMO HOJE, O
country: Portugal
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Manoel de Oliveira
film run: 127'
screenplay: Manoel de Oliveira
cast: Ricardo Trêpa, Luís Miguel Cintra, Glória de Matos, Miguel Guilherme, Ruy de Carvalho, Rogério Samora
cinematography by: Sabine Lancelin
film editing: Valérie Loiseleux
art director: Zé Branco
costumes designer: Isabel Branco
music: Carlos Paredes
producer: Paulo Branco
production: Madragoa Filmes, Gémini Films
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