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45 Ratings

The Mother

A Mãe – O Rico e o Pobre

Directed by João César Monteiro
Portugal, 1979
Drama, Short

Synopsis

One of Monteiro’s first essays on the universe of Portuguese oral culture, folktales and obscure colloquialisms. The plot revolves around a traditional tale about theft, greed, an ubiquitous mother, and the links between the worlds of the living and the dead.

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The Mother Directed by João César Monteiro

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