The Baltasar And Blimunda

John Clifford's dramatisation of Portuguese writer Jose Saramago's novel `Memorial do convento', a blend of realism and fantasy set in early 18th-century Portugal during the reign of King Juao V. The plot involves a one-armed soldier besotted with a woman with magical powers, a flying machine designed by a priest, and the composer Domenico Scarlatti.

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With Liam Brennan (Baltasar), Katherine Igoe (Blimunda), John Paul Hurley (Padre Bartolomeu), Richard Greenwood (Scarlatti), Jamie Newall (The King), Emma Currie (The Queen), Joanna Tope (Sebastiana) and James Bryce (The Inquisitor). Directed by Patrick Rayner

SUNP2001041520020811

With Liam Brennan (Baltasar), Katherine Igoe (Blimunda), John Paul Hurley (Padre Bartolomeu), Richard Greenwood (Scarlatti), Jamie Newall (The King), Emma Currie (The Queen), Joanna Tope (Sebastiana) and James Bryce (The Inquisitor). Directed by Patrick Rayner