Viuva Rica Solteira Nao Fica

(Portugal/Brazil, 2006, 135 minutes)

In Northern Portugal in 1890, a well-off young woman returns from Brazil for an arranged marriage; when the husband dies, her wealth starts attracting a number of suitors. Old-fashioned, witty period melodrama of rural mores.

Paulo Branco presents a Clap Filmes/Plateau Produções production, with the financial participation of ICAM, RTP, Ibermedia and Ancine. Starring Bianca Byington, Cucha Carvalheiro, José Raposo, Rogério Samora, Ricardo Pereira, Diogo Dória, Anton Skrzypiciel; with the participation of Helena Vieira. Directed by José Fonseca e Costa; produced by Paulo Branco; screenplay by José Fonseca e Costa and Augusto Sobral, with João Constâncio, Mário de Carvalho and José Fanha; music by Jacques Offenbach, Johann Abraham Peter Schultz and Thomas Bloch; director of photography, Acácio de Almeida; production and costume designer, Isabel Branco; film editors, Bob Williams with Nelson Cravo.


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