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Mother Paula

Madre Paula

Portugal, 2017
TV Series, History, Drama


Paula is a humble girl. Her father in order to save money sends her to a convent. She obeys yet her destiny is not tied to the devotion to God.
The ruler King John V is unhappily married and seeks his lovers within Odivelas’ convent. As soon as he meets Paula he falls madly in love with her.

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Mother Paula Directed by Rita Nunes, Tiago Alvarez Marques

Awards & Festivals

Sophia Awards

2018 | Winner: Best Series or TV Movie

What are people saying?

  • Laura G.'s rating of the film Mother Paula

    Uma dor incomparável de ver a minha casa, o lugar onde fui feliz, os claustros onde brinquei com tenras esperanças. Fui e serei sempre menina de Odivelas. Uma serie bela que me fez lembrar as noites de camarata em que as mais velhas contavam historias sobre a Madre Paula que nos tiravam o sono. Eternamente 181, eternamente "recordar é viver", eternamente "ser amiga é ser irmã". Cada vez mais alto.

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