Aniki Bóbó (1942)


The story takes place in the old streets of Porto and by the banks of the Douro River. A gang of very young kids has just accepted a new member, Carlitos, a shy boy who has “played it tough” by stealing a doll in a shop. Carlitos soon has a crush on Terezinha, the only girl in the group. The trouble is that Eduardo, the gang boss, is also in love with the pretty girl. And he will not allow any rival to challenge him.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira.
Stars: Nascimento Fernandez, Fernanda Matos, Horácio Silva, António Santos, António Soares, Feliciano David, Manuel Sousa, António Pereira, Américo Botelho, Rafael Mota, Vital dos Santos.


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  1. Michael
    December 6, 2019

    wonderful film. Many thanks Jon

  2. Ron
    December 9, 2019

    Thanks, man!
    Hey, by the way, you don’t have “Zebrahead”, 1992?


    • Jon W.
      December 9, 2019

      I’m afraid that one is available on DVD, Ron, you can find new, sealed copies on both Amazon and Ebay for decent prices.

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