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  • The American

    by Ivo M. Ferreira

    In post-production

    Portugal. Early '80s. A group of criminals spreads terror across the Algarve, with more than twenty bank robberies. The gang is led by a man they call "the Doctor" and a carpenter named Faustino Cavaco with the nickname "the American".

    Faustino was captured and sentenced to eighteen years in prison, he was the leading figure of the bloodiest prison escape in Portuguese history.

  • The American

    by Ivo M. Ferreira

    In post-production

    Portugal. Early '80s. A group of criminals spreads terror across the Algarve, with more than twenty bank robberies. The gang is led by a man they call "the Doctor" and a carpenter named Faustino Cavaco with the nickname "the American".

    Faustino was captured and sentenced to eighteen years in prison, he was the leading figure of the bloodiest prison escape in Portuguese history.


Original title: O Americano

With

João Estima

Ivo Canelas

Adriano Luz

Jani Zhao

Adriano Carvalho

Carloto Cotta

Gonçalo Waddington

Isac Graça

João Pedro Mamede

Pedro Carraca

Vera Moura

and the special participation of

Ana Bustorff

José Neto

Rui Morisson

Zeca Medeiros


APM and RTP present

An APM production

Directed by Ivo M. Ferreira


Image João Ribeiro aip

Sound Tiago Raposinho, Pedro Góis

Editing by Micael Espinha

Original music and musical direction Jorge Salgueiro

Assistant directors João Pinhão, Margarida Meneses

Decoration Paula Szabo

Costumes Lucha d’Orey

Makeup and hair Maria Almeida Nani

Color Rita Lamas

VFX Vitor Branco, Carlos Amaral, Miguel Madaíl

SFX Filipe Pereira

Stunts coordination João Gaspar


Original screenplay by Ivo M. Ferreira, Bruno Vieira Amaral, Hélder Beja

Inspired by "Vida e Mortes de Faustino Cavaco", by Faustino Cavaco

Produced by Ana Pinhão Moura