Black Cloaks

Black Cloaks (1947)


  • Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1947-05-17
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 6 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: Português
  • Production Company: Cinelândia
  • Production Country: Portugal
  • Director: Armando de Miranda
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Summary

The great fadista, Amelia Rodrigues, made her screen debut in Capas Negras, which took its name from the black capes worn by the students in the university city of Coimbra, where the film is set. The action begins in a tavern where a group of former students are reminiscing about their time at the university. One of the students, Jose Duarte then breaks into song, performing an impromptu fado in the local Coimbra style. The tavern owner's niece, the aptly named Maria Lisboa promptly retaliates with a fado of the Lisbon variety. The melodramatic plot then centers on the frustrated romance between these two characters, and the soundtrack is essentially a musical duel between these two different styles of Portugal's national song.

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  • Amália Rodrigues

    as Maria de Lisboa
  • Alberto Ribeiro

    as José Duarte
  • Artur Agostinho

    as Manecas
  • Vasco Morgado

    as Jorge
  • Barroso Lopes

    as Coca-Bichinhos
  • Humberto Madeira

    as Já-Cá-Canta
  • António Sacramento

    as Magistrate
  • Graziela Mendes

    as Rosa Tricana
  • Joaquim Miranda

    as Judge
  • Fernando Silva

    as Cunha, the pawnbroker
  • Génia Silva

    as Leonor
  • António Gonçalves

    as Dancer
  • Cremilda de Sousa

    as Dancer
  • Manuela Bonito

    as
  • Afonso Branco

    as
  • João Calazans

    as
  • Maria Emília Vilas

    as
  • Adozinda Mariano

    as
  • Domingos Marques

    as
  • Regina Montenegro

    as
  • Abel Passos Pereira

    as
  • Carlos Velosa

    as
  • Tomás de Macedo

    as (uncredited)
Writing Alberto Barbosa Screenplay
Writing José Galhardo Screenplay
Directing Armando de Miranda Director
Sound Raúl Ferrão Songs
Crew Patrício Álvares Production Office Assistant
Editing Armando de Miranda Editor
Crew Firmino Miranda Production Office Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Augusto Madureira Makeup Artist
Production Edmundo Ferreira de Almeida Producer
Production Edmundo Ferreira de Almeida Production Manager
Sound Santos Moreira Songs
Crew Fernando Gomes Production Office Assistant
Sound Jaime Mendes Music Director
Art Armando Bruno Set Decoration
Production Fernando Maynard Production Office Coordinator
Writing Luís Galhardo Screenplay
Production Armando de Miranda Producer
Sound Frederico Valério Songs
Crew Fernando Silva Production Office Assistant
Sound Heliodoro Pires Sound Director
Sound Alberto Ribeiro Songs
Crew Octávio Bobone Cinematography
Crew Vítor Raposo Production Office Assistant

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