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Bar Esperanza (1983)

Bar Esperança (original title)
Group of eccentric people gather at a popular bar in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, doomed to be closed to give way to the construction of a big building. Intellectuals, artists, night-people in ... See full summary »

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Ana
Hugo Carvana ...
Zeca
Paulo César Peréio ...
Cabelinho
Silvia Bandeira ...
Cotinha
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marga Abi Ramia
Vera Aché
Márcia Aguiar
Muri Aldander
Paulo Antônio
Eliana Araujo
Denise Bandeira
Nilson Barbosa
Catalina Bonakie
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Galocha
Divana Brandão ...
Maria
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Group of eccentric people gather at a popular bar in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, doomed to be closed to give way to the construction of a big building. Intellectuals, artists, night-people in general join forces to try to avoid its demolition. Among its costumers, we find Ana, an actress, her husband Zeca, an intellectual type in crisis about his work for TV, artists, newspapermen, a female researcher, and a couple who's always quarrelling, only to be reconciled moments later. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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16 August 1985 (USA)  »

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A delicious comedy with much alcohol
15 August 2004 | by (Brasilia, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This comedy passes in Rio de Janeiro, mostly in a bar. Ana is a soap opera actress and Hugo Carvana, her husband is a frustrated writer that doesn't like to write to television. The most funny is their two children, Yury (Jonas Torres), that follows Yuri Gagarin and another girl.

I won't tell so much about the story because it will ruin your movie session. I just say that it has a little of society appeal and also some questions about what is art. You can see it in the character played by Anselmo Vasconcelos, Salvador daqui. Oh, and there is a brilliant strip-tease.

I recommend it, principally for the not brazilians, that will have a good vision of the cotidian of Rio de Janeiro.


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