A Dawn Over Portugal. (1975)
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AnnotationA film tells about the first days of Portugal after the revolution, about the elections in April 1975.
Temporary descriptionMap of Portugal. Sheep in the pasture. Quintas. Street of the village. Road in the mountains. Stone idol. Town Square. The old tower and gate. Passers-by. People at the tables of a cafe, shop windows. Traffic controller. Trading on the street. Poor quarter. São Bento Palace. Prime Minister Vasco Goncalves interview with Soviet reporters (synchronously in Portuguese). Lisbon by Night. Pass soldiers. The doors of the prison. The new government of Portugal. Said P. Moura, M. Mott, La Guardia (synchronously in Portuguese). Returning soldiers from war in Africa. Meeting at the port. Posters of various parties. Newspapers. Security at the prison. Bridge, April 25. Military patrols. Events of September 27, 1974 (Chronicle). Lists of the reactionaries on the walls of houses. The demonstration in Lisbon. Care Spinola resigned. The new interim president of the country - Costa Gomes. The peasants of the land. Shop for processing cork bark. Unloading fish at the port. Prison - Peniche. Building of the Portuguese secret police, the Gestapo - pide. Archive pide. Says antifascist M. Kedysh (synchronously in Portuguese). The opening of Soviet photography exhibitions. Statement by the Soviet Ambassador Alexander Kalinin on television. Celebration of the anniversary the defeat of Hitler fascism. Stands V. Goncalves. Soviet ships in the port. Cuban vessel. Unloading sugar. Life in remote corners of the north. Religious procession. Rural rallies. Performers are peasants. M. Mark landowner at the wheel of the machine shows its economy. Manor building. Laborers. Olive plantations. Buildings for livestock. Herds of sheep. Attempt of the military mutiny March 11, 1975. Supports the commander of security forces Othello de Carvalho. Buildings banks. Says the head of "Intersindikalo" - approved as a single trade union center (synchronously in Portuguese). Burnt Mill. The demonstration of the Maoists. Pre-election rallies in the constituent assembly. The Socialists are preparing to rally. A leader Mario Soares Socialists. A meeting of the Communist Party. Supports A. Cunha. People at the polls. Bullfighting in Portuguese. Meeting of the Provisional Revolutionary Government. Creation of the first cooperative "Red Star".
The film tells about the early days of Portugal, an accomplished revolution tion, about the April 1975 elections