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Luís Galvão Teles

Retrato en Família (Family Portrait)

Edition 1992
102' - 1991 - Drama - Dialogue: Portuguese
Director: Luís Galvão Teles Composer: Alejandro Massó With: Joaquim de Almeida, Maria de Médeiros, Paola Dominguín
Miguel, a photographer, kidnaps his own daughter, Ophelia, in a last attempt to win back her mother, Lea, a circus amazon who deserted him after a wild love affair.
Growing up at her father's side, Ophelia is let to believe that Lea is dead. However, Ophelia succeeds in finding her mother after a long and painful quest.
Ophelia brings Lea back home and fashions her mother in her own image, in order to free her father - and herself - of their mutual încestuous obsessîon.

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Luís Galvão Teles


Alejandro Massó


Joaquim de Almeida, Maria de Médeiros, Paola Dominguín


Luís Galvão Teles, Jean-Louis Comolli, Antoine Lacombiere

Director of Photography

Manuel Costa e Silva


Iván Aledo


Paul Thiltges, Ángel Amigo, Alfredo Matas, Tino Navarro, José Antonio Sáinz de Vicuña

More information



Countries of production

Spain, Portugal, Luxemburg

Screenplay based on

'O Incesto' (Mário de Sá-Carneiro)



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