O pagador de promessas (The Given Word)

On April 22, 2013

Pagador de Promessas, O - 1962 -PLFD

Director: Anselmo Duarte

Writers: Anselmo Duarte, Dias Gomes

Actors: Leonardo Villar, Glória Menezes, Dionísio Azevedo

Production Co.: Cinedistri

Country: Brazil

Year: 1962

Language: Portugese

Format: DVD


Summary: Zé, a poor man from the Brazilian countryside, promises St. Bárbara that if his dying donkey recovers and lives, he will carry a cross from his home to St. Barbara’s church in the state capital. The donkey recovers and Zé makes his pilgrimage, but things don’t work out as he had hoped.  Winner of 1962 “Palme d’Or” from the Cannes Film Festival.

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