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A seven episode documentary about the evolution of Portuguese society during the last 50 years. The changes in subjects such as demography, economy and education are demonstrated using archival videos from the 60s and the 70s and interviews with Portuguese citizens in the present day.

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    • Author: Perius
    Watching this documentary, it is clear that Portugal has changed a lot in the last 50 years, mostly for the better, sometimes for worse. It is a freer, more urban, multiracial, multicultural, less illiterate country, but also an aging one, which continues to have difficulty to compete economically with the rest of Europe.

    The use of archival videos and photos from the 60s and 70s allows you to immediately ascertain the differences between the past and the present.

    For all the Portuguese (and others) who want to know and better understand our recent past and the changes the country has experienced, this documentary is a good starting point.
  • Series cast summary:
    António Barreto António Barreto - Narrator 7 episodes, 2007
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