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This Portuguese film has already become the most watched on HBO Max



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After having dethroned “Barbie”, “The Little Things” is dethroned from the top of the most watched films on HBO Max by a Portuguese film that adapts one of our greatest authors.

When we talk about the biggest streaming platforms In Portugal, it is impossible to leave HBO Max out of this conversation. With a wide range of series and movies in its catalogue, the platform has on its side some of the productions most awarded and admired in history as “Succession”The Sopranos“, “The White Lotus” or “Game of Thrones”.

However, this platform is not only based on original content and there is a recently released Portuguese work that has already won the top place between the films most viewed on HBO Max.

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Remember that previously this place belonged to “The Little Things” (“The Little Things”)”, in John Lee Hancock (“A possible dream“), that there was dethroned “Barbie”in Greta Gerwig.

According to the platform Flixpatrolthe reign of thriller starring the Oscar-winning Denzel Washington, Rami Malek It is Jared Leto was interrupted by a totally different work that was successful in Portuguese cinemas in October 2023.

Commanded by Eduardo Brito (“Penúmbria”), we are faced with a production of Paulo Brancoone of the most unmissable names in our cinema.

Premiered on the platform on January 12, 2024, this film shot in Portugal quickly rose to the coveted top spot on HBO Max and surprised everyone with its brilliant performance.

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With distribution and production of Leopard Films and support from RTPThe Sibyl” is a historical drama that adapts the novel of the same name by Agustina Bessa-Luís which portrays the relationship between a young writer and her aunt, vibrant characters inspired by real figures, living in the northern interior of Portugal in the mid-20th century. Feelings of jealousy, admiration and the complex magnetism between two strong women are magnificently portrayed by the great Portuguese writer in her most iconic book, adapted to film with great precision. This portrays the relationship between two strong women and the process of creating an emblematic national romance.

In its cast are names like Maria João Pinho, Joana Ribeiro, Madalena Aragão, Sandra Faleiro, Rui Neto, Emilia Silveste or Ana Padrão.

Also available in a miniseries version divided into three episodes, “A Sibila” was on the list of most watched Portuguese films in cinema in 2023 and continues to be a great success with the Portuguese public now on the HBO Max platform.


And you, have you seen “The Sibyl” on HBO Max?

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