The Heart's Root (2000) Stream Online Free
A Raiz do Coração (A Root of the Heart) is a Portuguese film set in the Lisbon during the festivities of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of lovers and the old town. The story is about Cato, a nationalist politician who is charismatic and unscrupulous. He obsessively pursues Silvia, a mystical and mysterious young transvestite whom he meets at the festival. When Silvia runs into Vicente, a policeman who arrests transvestites and threatens them, Silvia must look towards blackmail to save herself. Compromising photos of Cato start to emerge among opposition parties and he must do all in his power to save his political career.
Actor: Luís Miguel Cintra, Joana Bárcia, Isabel Ruth, Melvil Poupaud, Miguel Guilherme, António Durães, Fernando Heitor, Teresa Roby, Manuel Mozos, Carla Chambel, Manuela de Freitas
Director: Jeanne Waltz
Country: France, Portugal
Rated: 5/10 with 1 votes.
Duration: 118 min.
Release: Oct 18, 2000
Production: Radiotelevisão Portuguesa (RTP), Suma Filmes, Boomerang Productions, Les Films de l'Atalante, ARTE France Cinéma