DirectorLeonel Vieira Music directorJavier Camara Duration LanguagePortuguese
WriterFerreira de Castro, Izaias Almada Release date1 November 2002 (Portugal) Initial releaseNovember 1, 2002 (Portugal) CastDiogo Morgado (Alberto), Karra Elejalde (Velasco), Maitê Proença (Dona Yayá), Chico Diaz (Firmino), Carlos Santos (Macedo), Ruy de Carvalho (Comendador) Similar moviesClaudio Marzo and Roberto Bonfim appear in The Forest and Lady on the Bus
The forest 2002
The Forest (A Selva) is a 2002 film directed by Leonel Vieira.
The movie won the "Best Film" at the 2003 Golden Globes Portugal.
Alberto (played by Diogo Morgado) is a young Portuguese monarchist who in 1912 is exiled to Brazil. There, he is contracted by Velasco (Karra Elejalde), a Spanish overseer, to work in the heart of the forest. Alberto discovers a strange and wild world, in which the Indians, the fever and the madness of the men are daily dangers.