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The Worst Man in London

O Pior Homem de Londres

A film by Rodrigo Areias

Starring Albano Jerónimo, Edward Ashley, Victoria Guerra, Scott Coffey, Christian Vadim

In Victorian London, amidst the Pre-Raphaelite community and political conspiracies, loomed a man of adventurous spirit and great wit: Charles Augustus Howell. He was an agent for great artists and an art dealer, secret agent and master of blackmail. Arthur Conan Doyle made him a character in the Sherlock Holmes stories and called him the worst man in London.

  • 2023, Drama, historical - Languages: English, French, Italian, Portuguese - 130’

Release date

Cast

Albano Jerónimo - Charles Howell
Edward Ashley - Dante Rossetti
Victoria Guerra - Lizzie Siddal
Scott Coffey - John Ruskin
Christian Vadim - La Rothière
Carmen Chaplin - Lady Posselthwaite
With the special participation of Simon Paisley Day - William Rossetti
and the friendly participation of Jean-François Balmer - Comte Henri de Pourtalès

Crew

Director Rodrigo Areias

Screenplay Eduardo Brito

Director of photography Jorge Quintela
Executive producer Ana Pinhão Moura
Delegate producer Mariana Marta Branco
Editor Tomás Baltazar
Art director Ricardo Preto
Costumes designer Susana Abreu
Music Samuel Martins Coelho
Sound Pedro Marinho, Elsa Ferreira, Pedro Góis


Produced by Paulo Branco

A Leopardo Filmes production
In association with 

APM produções  

Alfama Films Production 

 Viva Devagar
With the financial support of  

ICA - Instituto do Cinema e Audiovisual  

Fundo de Apoio ao Turismo e ao Cinema  

RTP - Rádio e Televisão de Portugal
With the support of 

Câmara Municipal do Porto  

Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo  

Câmara Municipal de Matosinhos  

Direcção Regional da Cultura do Norte  

Junta de Freguesia de Alvarães

  • IFFR – Rotterdam International Film Festival 2024

    Big Screen Competition

News about The Worst Man in London

"The Worst Man in London" and "Dialogues after the end" selected at IFFR

The Rotterdam International Film Festival has announced the selection of 2 films from our 2024 line-up!

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