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The Jew

O Judeu

Directed by Jom Tob Azulay
Brazil, 1996
Drama

Synopsis

Antonio José da Silva, a jewish poet, playwright and lawyer living in the 18th Century Lisbon, who managed to avoid Inquisition by converting himself to Catholicism, after being tortured. But his fierce criticism of Portugal’s elite led him to persecution and torture, becoming kind of a scapegoat.

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The Jew Directed by Jom Tob Azulay