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Carlos Vilardebó – As Ilhas Encantadas AKA The Enchanted Islands (1965)

A desert island in the Atlantic, a woman alone after the death of both her brother and her husband, a very young French sailor abandoned by his ship. Love takes over and an enchanted new life begins, although they do not speak the same language. But it all comes to an abrupt end… Amália Rodrigues with her radiant beauty in an almost silent picture.

Free adaptation of a short story by Herman Melville, shot in a deserted islands near Madeira. Read More »