Passaros de Asas Cortadas (1963)

Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Portugal  |  
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A youthful and exuberant crowd gathers regularly to engage in casual sex and hang out away from members of the adult world. When one of the boys accidentally kills the daughter of a chauffeur, the driver helps in the cover up to insure the possibilities of success for his son. He sacrifices the memory of his daughter in hopes he will keep his job with the wealthy family and avoid scandal. His actions prompts a rich girl to end her affair with a married man when she discovers there is nothing more he can give and is just using her for sex.

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accident, career, chauffeur, death, death-in-family, love-vs-career, sacrifice, scandal, self-sacrifice