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3.3
7 Ratings

Ala-Arriba!

Portugal, 1942
Romance, Documentary, Drama

Synopsis

It focuses on maritime tragedy of the town and a forbidden love between Julha and João, from different fisher castes, in a community where mixed-caste marriages were not allowed and dating without parent’s assent was seen as a disgrace to the family, not only in respect to women, but also men.

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Ala-Arriba! Directed by José Leitão de Barros

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1942 | 2 wins including: Biennale Award