Venice Film Festival: In Competition - Diploma di Merito (September 1965). This was the first Portuguese film to be selected and presented in competition in Venice.

Prémio da Casa da Imprensa: Best Feature Film Award (1966).

Zita Duarte's first film.

Antonio de Macedo's first fiction film.

Antonio de Macedo had to struggle with the censorship and release was delayed for a year and a half.

Prémio "Plateia": Melhor Realizador (António de Macedo; Melhor Actor (Ruy de Carvalho; and Melhor Actriz (Isabel de Castro (1966). Prize attributed yearly by the popular vote of readers of the magazine "Plateia", published since 1951.