APRIL CAPTAINS

MATERIALS

MARIA DE MEDEIROS

ORIGINAL TITLE

Capitães de Abril

2000 || Portugal-France-Italy-Spain || 123 mins || 35mm || Color ||

WORLD SALES

JBA Production (Paris)

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

CANNES 2000 - A Certain Regard

SYNOPSIS

Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship -- which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar -- and of two young army captains who were involved in it.

CAST

Stefano ACCORSI, Maria de MEDEIROS, Joaquim de ALMEIDA, Frederic PIERROT, Fele MARTINEZ