Vultures and Parrots

100 min.   |   Portuguese   |   Brazil, 1985

The film tells the story of a judge  in his sixties who returns to his hometown in the countryside taking his young and seductive wife. The couple's life piques the curiosity of the gossiping population, who start to envy their happiness. The men of the city start looking for young lovers in the brothel and the betrayed wives start their prayers for the couple to disappear. The inhabitants of the city of Vultures do not settle down even with the sudden death of the judge who, in the grave, continues to tremble for his beloved.



Nelson Dantas

Dora Pelegrino

Louise Cardoso

Felipe Camargo

Ivan Cândido

Jackson de Souza

Maria Alice Vergueiro

Emmanoel Cavalcanti

Anselmo Vasconcelos

Cláudia Gimenez

Ariel Coelho





Director: José Joffily

Screenplay: Jorge Durán e Joaquim Vaz de Carvalho

Cinematographer: Edgar Moura

Production Designer: Bárbara Mendonça

Editor: Emiliano Ribeiro

Soundtrack: Ugo Marotta