Fado, a Singer's Story (1947)

M/12 11/28/1947 (PT) MusicRomanceDrama 1h 50m
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Ana Maria loves a modest guitar player, Júlio; when she herself in a 'retiro' (typical fado tavern), public and critics rend major applause. Fame brings about new friends, namely bohemian young who play and sing the fado with her, and not so young men but who rich and powerful enough to patronize her, promote her, and wish to become intimate with her. Júlio the guitarist feel betrayed, and he sets his mind to depart to the African colonies, to leave her forever. Knowing that he's going to embark, Ana Maria's heart between her first love, and the appeal of the rich and famous.

  1. Perdigão Queiroga


  2. Armando Vieira Pinto


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  1. Amália Rodrigues

    Amália Rodrigues

    Ana Maria

  2. Virgilio Teixeira

    Virgilio Teixeira

    Júlio Guitarrista

  3. Vasco Santana

    Vasco Santana

    Joaquim Marujo

  4. António Silva

    Chico Fadista

  5. Tony D'Algy

    Tony D'Algy

    Sousa Morais, the manager

  6. Raul de Carvalho

    Raul de Carvalho


  7. Eugénio Salvador


  8. José Victor


  9. Alda de Aguiar

    Senhora Augusta

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Fado, a Singer's Story
Fado, a Singer's Story

Original Title Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

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