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Chronically Unfeasible (2000)
"Cronicamente Inviável" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  September 2000 (USA)
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Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses.

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Credited cast:
Umberto Magnani ...
Alfredo
Cecil Thiré ...
Luís
Dira Paes ...
Amanda
Betty Gofman ...
Maria Alice
Daniel Dantas ...
Carlos
Dan Stulbach ...
Adam (as Dan Filip Stulbach)
Zezeh Barbosa ...
Josilene
Leonardo Vieira ...
Ceará
Cosme dos Santos ...
Valdir
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João Acaiabe ...
Union leader
Patrick Alencar ...
Gabriel
Alejandro Bedoti ...
Man with case in Rondônia
Simone Boers ...
Adoption clinic nurse
Roberto Bomtempo ...
Osvaldo, Josilene's boyfriend
Gero Camilo ...
Bus driver
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Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses.

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An unfeasible country ?
19 June 2000 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This movie is a cruel satire of the Brazilian middle-class. Is shows how distant are the rich from the poor in this country, and how this situation generates violence and hypocrisy. There's no subtlety - just the reality as it really is, making one consider a final surrender to cynicism. Worth watching and thinking about.


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