The Jew (1997)

The Jew
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 25mins.
Genres Drama, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Felipe Pinheiro Actor n/a 1 1000001
Dina Sfat Actor n/a 1 1000002
Mario Viegas Actor n/a 1 1000003
Jose Lewgoy Actor n/a 1 1000004
Fernanda Torres Actor n/a 1 1000005
Jose Neto Actor n/a 1 1000006
Ruy DeCarvalho Actor n/a 1 1000007
Christina Ache Actor n/a 1 1000008
Edwin Luisi Actor n/a 1 1000009
Rogerio Paulo Actor n/a 1 1000010
Curado Ribeiro Actor n/a 1 1000011
Fabio Junqueira Actor n/a 1 1000012
Jom Tob Azulay Director n/a 2 2000001
Claudio Kahns Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Jom Tob Azulay Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Antonio Vaz da Silva Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Geraldo Carneiro Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Millor Fernandes Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Gilvan Pereira Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Eduardo Sarro Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Jose Manuel Lopes Editor n/a 172 7000001
Pedro Ribeiro Editor n/a 172 7000002
Ruy Guerra Editor n/a 172 7000003
Rui Luis Pereira Music n/a 120781 8000001
Adrian Cooper Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Maria Gonzaga Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Carlos Alberto Lopes Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Edinho Saed Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Jose Carlos Barros Puppeteer stage/marionette director 682 19000001
Jose Neto Puppeteer stage/marionette director 682 19000002
Antonio DaCunha Telles Other delegate producer 120795 26000001
Synopsis
In 18th century Portugal, Antonia da Silva was an admired playwright with a reputation comparable to Moliere. He was also a "converso," a Jew who had converted to Catholicism. When da Silva is accused of heresy (i.e. being still, secretly, a Jew), he denies the charges and seeks advice from the Catholic priest who is his confidant. Despite his denials, da Silva is arrested and tortured, in keeping with the "legal process" known as the Inquisition. His fate will be determined by an ambitious church hierarchy at odds with a bankrupt monarchy.