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Filme Demência (1986)

| Drama, Fantasy
Transposition of the myth of Faust to modern Brazil. The heir to a bankrupt cigarette factory, amidst a personal crisis, leaves everything behind and heads for a supposed paradise he has ... See full summary »

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Ênio Gonçalves ...
Emílio Di Biasi ...
Imara Reis ...
Doris
Fernando Benini ...
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Rosa Maria Pestana ...
Mércia
Orlando Parolini ...
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Alvamar Taddei
Benjamin Cattan
Vanessa Alves ...
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Renato Master ...
Dr. Gildo Lobo
Roberto Miranda ...
Dr. José Carlos Barata
Cláudio Willer
Valeska Canoletti
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Júlio Calasso ...
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Carina Cooper
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Transposition of the myth of Faust to modern Brazil. The heir to a bankrupt cigarette factory, amidst a personal crisis, leaves everything behind and heads for a supposed paradise he has seen in a tourist agency, where he believes he could find self-knowledge. In his search, he is inspired by a Mephisto-like character. Written by Anonymous

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