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Napomuceno's Will
(O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno)

by Francisco MANSO

Napumoceno da Silva Araujo was the most successful business man of the Cabo Verde’s archipelago. It’s why his death (in 1984) didn’t let anyone unconcerned above ail in Mindelo’s town, where he lived. Carlos, his nephew, was already seeing himself sitting in the director’s chair of the import-export company’s Araujo Lda, and the heir of his estates. But his uncle’s life was hidding some secrets, wich will soon be revealed by his testament and by some recorded tapes for Graça, his illegitimate daughter, the unexpected heiress of ail his fortune. Gradually, Graça discovers the real personality of Napumoceno : an ambitious, clever, apportunist man… but also sensitive and passionate. Amused with the confessions of her father, in what concerns the little orthodoxe and incredible way he got his fortune, what surprises and attacts her more are the revelations about the women of his life. Who could imagine it… because of his reputation of eternal single !

  • Titre français
    Le Testament de Monsieur Napumoceno
  • Original title
    O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno
  • Titre international
    Napomuceno's Will
  • Scénario
    Mario Prata, d'après le roman de Germano Almeida
  • Photo
    Edgar Moura
  • Montage
    Luis Sobral
  • Musique
    Tito Paris, Toy Vieira
  • Interprétation
    Nelson Yavier, Maria Ceiça, Chico Diaz, Zezé Motta, Via Negromonte, Milton Gonçalves, Francisco de Assis, Karla Leal, Camacho Costa, Elisa Lucinda, José Eduardo, Veluma D'Oba
  • Production
    J.L. Vasconcelos Lda, Francisco Manso, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa SA., ADR Productions, Cobra Films, Cineluz Produções cinématográficas Lda, Instituto Caboverdiano de Cinema
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