The Given Word (1962)

PG 03/24/1964 (US) Drama 1h 38m

Overview

Zé is a very poor man whose most prized possession is his donkey. When his donkey falls terminally ill, Zé makes a promise to Saint Bárbara: If his donkey recovers, he will carry a cross - like Jesus - all the way from his city to Saint Bárbara's church, in the state capital. Upon the recover of his donkey, Zé leaves on his journey. He makes it to the church, but the priest refuses to accept the cross once he discovers the context of Zé's promise.

  1. Anselmo Duarte

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leonardo Villar

    Leonardo Villar

    Zé do Burro / Donkey Jack

  2. Glória Menezes

    Glória Menezes

    Rosa

  3. Dionísio Azevedo

    Dionísio Azevedo

    Olavo, the priest

  4. Geraldo Del Rey

    Geraldo Del Rey

    Bonitão / Handsome

  5. Roberto Ferreira

    Roberto Ferreira

    Dedé

  6. Othon Bastos

    Othon Bastos

    Reporter

  7. Antônio Pitanga

    Antônio Pitanga

    Coca, the capoeirista

  8. Gilberto Marques

    Galego

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The Given Word
The Given Word

Original Title O Pagador de Promessas

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Budget -

Revenue -

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