A Woman's Revenge

  • Portugal 
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Roberto is a handsome, wealthy man of the world. He is arrogant and easily bored. Yet one evening his attention is attracted by a prostitute who turns out to be a missing noblewoman. She tells her story: a marriage without passion, an affair, a shocking murder and ultimate revenge.


  • Original Title
    A Vingança de uma Mulher
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Rita Azevedo Gomes, Barbey d’Aurevilly
  • Cast
    Isabel Ruth, André Gomes, Francisco Nascimento, Manuel Mozos, João Pedro Bénard, Fernando Rodrigues...
  • Cinematography
    Acácio de Almeida
  • Editing
    Patrícia Saramago
  • Sound
    Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonor, Vasco Pimentel, José Barahona, Tiago Matos, Aleksandra Stojanovic, Vladan Nedeljkov
  • Runtime
    105 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, Portugal 2011
    • Funchal International Film Festival, Portugal 2011
    • International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2012
    • Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea 2012
    • Cinesul Festival Ibero-Americano de Cinema e Video, Brazil 2012
    • Edimburgh International Film Festival, Scotland 2012
    • Filmfest Munchen, Germany 2012
    • Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Austria 2012
    • Caminhos do Cinema Português, Coimbra, Portugal 2012
    • European Union Film Festival Hong Kong, Hong Kong 2013
    • Marfici - Festival Internacional de Cine Indepiendente de Mar del Plata, Argentina 2013
    • Festival Alternative Cinema, Moscow, Russia 2013
    • Cine Ceará – Festival Ibero-Americano de Cinema, Brazil 2013
    • European Film Festival Sevilla, Spain 2013
    • Cineport Festival de Cinema de Países de Língua Portuguesa, Brazil 2014
    • Bafici - Festival Internacional de Cine Indepiendente de Buenos Aires, Argentina 2014
    • Festival Europa Yá!, Chile 2014
    • CineBH – Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2014
    • Utopia - Portuguese Film Festival, Ciné Lumière, London, UK 2016
    • Censurados Film Festival Lima, Peru 2017
    • KACT - Cinematheque Seoul Art Cinema, Festival de Cinema Português, South Korea 2020
  • Awards
    • Beste feature - Cinesul festival ibero-americano de cinema e video, Rio de Janeiro 2012 (Brazil)
    • Best cinematography, art direction, costume design - Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português, Coimbra 2012 (Portugal)
    • Best actress – Rita Durão - Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores 2013 (Portugal)
    • Best actress – Rita Durão - Cineport Festival de Cinema de Países de Língua Portuguesa 2014 (Brazil)

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