L'ÎLE DES AMOURS

A ILHA DOS AMORES

By Paulo ROCHA

CANNES CLASSICS - as FEST

Completed 1978


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Festival de Cannes 2018
Cannes Classics
    • Year of production
    • 1978
    • Countries
    • PORTUGAL, JAPAN
    • Duration
    • 169 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paulo ROCHA
    • Synopsis
    • The period, work, love affairs, life and death of Wenceslau de Moraes, the great Portuguese writer of Asia, born in Lisbon in 1854, who died in Tokushima, Southern Japan, in 1929. “The Island of Love” is taken from the title of the most famous chapter in “The Lusiads”, the epic poem by Luiz Vaz de Camões, great Portuguese poet of the 16th century.
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