Word and Utopia (2000)
A Film by Manoel de Oliveira
DVD9 | ISO | PAL 16:9 | Cover | 02:06:31 | 7,38 Gb
Audio: Portuguese AC3 2.0 @ 224 Kbps | Subs: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Genre: Art-house, Drama
In 1663, Father Antonio Vieira, a famous Jesuit priest who was a close friend of the late King Joao IV, is summoned before the Tribunal of the terrible Inquisition. His position there is weakened by plots and misunderstandings. In front of the judges, Vieira reviews his past: his youth spent in Brazil and as a novitiate in Bahia, his involvement in the Indian cause, and his first successes in the pulpit. After the Inquisition deprives him of his freedom of speech, he flees to Rome where he achieves a good reputation and much success…..