Original Title: O Trigo e o Joio
Portugal, 1965
BW 94'   Classics - Portuguese

The huge plains of Alentejo sets the background for this tale of a sad and strong people, their endless struggle for bread, their nostalgic, bewitching songs and their daily toil to turn a dry, barren land into golden wheat fields.
Adaptation by Fernando Namora of his own romance with the same title.

Language: Portuguese

Eunice Muñoz, Igrejas Caeiro, Barreto Poeira, Lídia Franco

Director: Manuel Guimarães

Production Company: Manuel Guimarães, Tobis Portuguesa, António da Cunha Telles

SNI Award for Best Photography

Versions: Original Version

Availability: The World

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