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God's Comedy (1995)
"A Comédia de Deus" (original title)

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João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cláudia Teixeira ...
Joaninha (as Cláudia Teixeira Oliveira)
João César Monteiro ...
João de Deus (as Max Monteiro)
Manuela de Freitas ...
Judite
Raquel Ascensão ...
Rosarinho
Gracinda Nave ...
Felícia
Patrícia Abreu ...
Alexandra
Saraiva Serrano ...
Sr. Tomé
Maria João Ribeiro ...
Carmen
Bruno Sousa ...
Bruno
Ana Reis ...
Menina da Janela
Maria Ester Caldeira ...
Peixeira
Rui Luís ...
Sr. Evaristo
Dinis Gomes ...
Linguiça (as Dinis Neto Jorge)
Glicínia Quartin ...
D. Antónia
Sandra Figueiredo ...
Beatriz
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João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and purity to attain heaven. The surrounding world, however, does not comply with his decaying vision of lust and decay as a way of achieving his purpose. Written by umyde

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19 January 1996 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Die göttliche Komödie  »

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Extracto da 'Sinfonia no. 49 em Fá menor' ('La Passion')
Music by Joseph Haydn
Performed by Philharmonia Hungarica (as Philarmonia Hungarica)
Conducted by Antal Doráti
(p) 1972 The DECCA Record Company, London
COM A AMAvEL AUTORIZAÇAO DE POLYGRAM PROJECTOS ESPECIAIS
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strange, strange, strange!
7 August 2002 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

If you like to see a strange old man messing around with innocent young girls - which are even working for him - you're right! And you'll also see a lot of strange "games" with food - befor and after having been eaten...I know i didn't understand the deeper sense of this movie, but it just was to strange for me...Don't!


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