Benilde or The Virgin Mother (1975)

11/21/1975 (PT) Drama 1h 52m
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A young girl, Benilde, so protected by her religious family that she seemingly knows nothing about procreation, insists that her mysterious pregnancy is a miracle; however, her distressed bourgeois family decides that Benilde has lost her mind.

  1. Manoel de Oliveira

    Director, Screenplay

  2. José Régio


Top Billed Cast

  1. Maria Amélia Matta


  2. Jorge Rolla

    Eduardo, Benilde's cousin

  3. Varela Silva

    Melo Cantos, Benilde's father

  4. Glória de Matos

    Glória de Matos

    Etelvina, Eduardo's mother

  5. Maria Barroso

    Genoveva, the house-keeper

  6. Augusto de Figueiredo

    Cristóvão, the priest

  7. Jacinto Ramos

    Fabrício, the doctor

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Benilde or The Virgin Mother
Benilde or The Virgin Mother

Original Title Benilde ou a Virgem Mãe

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Budget -

Revenue -


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