O SEGREDO DE MIGUEL ZUZARTE/ MIGUEL ZUZARTE’S SECRET
Mini-series (2010, 2 x 50’)
Series based on the novel by Mário Ventura “O Segredo de Miguel Ventura”.
A telegram arrives in a lost village of Alentejo on 4 October 1910. The new telegraphist, Miguel Zuzarte, is a convinced monarchist. He presents himself on the very next day, on 5 October 1910 and receives right away his first telegram: the implantation of the Republic. Zuzarte rips the telegram furiously and hides the news from the entire population. The train doesn’t arrive either, leaving the population isolated and without any news. Until when?
Awards and Nominations:
Nominated for best fiction series at the Festival de la Fiction TV de la Rochelle 2011;
Nominated for best fiction series at the PRIX EUROPE in Berlin 2011.