Jorge de Sena was forced to leave his country. First he moved to Brazil, and later to the USA. He never returned to Portugal. During his 20-year-long exile, he kept an epistolary correspondence with Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.
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Although some looser moments - the beginning with Luís Miguel Cintra or a few "Straubian" moments of recitation - this is actually the film that most ideally meets the transgressors principles of the portrayed authors, that in terms of writing and of the film itself. As in a blood relationship, is an interior internal flow, inward, an undercurrent in which the images are words and the words are images.