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The Beginning of the Exploitation of Brazil
Plot:
In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenches and their enemies are the Tupiniquins... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A great film if you can find it. See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Nelson Pereira dos Santos 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Humberto Mauro  Tupi dialogue
Nelson Pereira dos Santos 

Produced by
Luiz Carlos Barreto .... producer
K.M. Eckstein .... producer
Nelson Pereira dos Santos .... producer
César Thedim .... producer
 
Original Music by
Guilherme Magalhães Vaz 
Zé Rodrix 
 
Cinematography by
Dib Lutfi 
 
Film Editing by
Carlos Alberto Camuyrano 
 
Set Decoration by
Régis Monteiro 
 
Costume Design by
Mara Chaves 
María Chaves 
 
Makeup Department
Ren Boechat .... makeup artist
Ana Correia da Silva .... makeup artist
Hélio Fernando .... makeup artist
Nilde Maria Goebel .... makeup artist
Janira Santiago .... makeup artist
José Soares .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Irênio Marques .... production manager
Chris Rodrigues .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Luiz Carlos Lacerda .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Antônio César .... sound effects editor
Geraldo José .... sound effects editor
Nelson Ribeiro .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronaldo Nunes .... assistant camera
 
Other crew
Raimundo Bandeira de Melo .... production assistant
Carlos Alberto Diniz .... production assistant
Pedro Aurélio Gentil .... production assistant
Luiz Carlos Ripper .... ethnographical consultant
Antonio Luis Soares .... production assistant
Waldir Surtan .... title designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês" - Brazil (original title)
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Runtime:
84 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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The film was threatened to be vetoed by Brazilian censorship for depicting abundant full-frontal nudity, an issue which was laughed off by historians and researchers of native Brazilian peoples.See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A great film if you can find it., 5 March 2002
Author: chewbacuh1 from Oceana, WV

This movie is one of those that actually transports you into another time. It takes place during the 16th century with the age of colonization.

It is about a Frenchman who is mistaken as an enemy of the tribe that captures him. They think he's Portugese and since all white men look the same, he is their enemy until they can be convinced otherwise. The film, shot beautifuuly, follows his adventures as he lives among the tribe as one of their own, until the appointed time he is to be eaten. The film tries to show realism, therefore everyone is totally nude as they were in that era of time. Unlike most of today's blockbusters, this film has no special effects, no explosions, and it actually has some acting. Rent it if you can, but chances are it isn't at your local quickie mart.

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