MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 23,203 this week

Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999)

 -  Drama  -  15 October 1999 (Brazil)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 280 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A movie about a Brazilian entrepreneur who rivalled American's richest man at his time, well-known Rockfeller. Irineu Evangelista de Souza in 1867 had $155.000 contos de reis, meanwhile the... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 16 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 13 titles
created 26 Oct 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 05 Jan 2013
 
a list of 91 titles
created 19 Jul 2013
 
a list of 442 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999)

Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism. The movie follows Antonio as he witnesses the descent of ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha
Stars: Geraldo Del Rey, Yoná Magalhães, Othon Bastos
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while.

Director: Carlos Diegues
Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Wagner Moura, Paloma Duarte
Xingu (2012)
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: ... See full summary »

Director: Cao Hamburger
Stars: João Miguel, Felipe Camargo, Caio Blat
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

André, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spies with a telescope. Falling more and more in love with her, he begins to follow her around the city and realizes ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Furtado
Stars: Lázaro Ramos, Renata de Lélis, Sérgio Lulkin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A small community of descendants of Italian immigrants in the interior of the state of Rio Grande do Sul resorts to making a video to try to solve the problems of basic sanitation that plague their village.

Director: Jorge Furtado
Stars: Fernanda Torres, Wagner Moura, Camila Pitanga
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paulo Betti ...
Mauá
Malu Mader ...
May
Othon Bastos ...
Visconde de Feitosa
...
Antonio Pitanga ...
Valentim
Rodrigo Penna ...
Roberto Bomtempo ...
Visconde do Rio Branco
Jorge Neves ...
Young Mauá
...
Barão de Rosthschild
Murilo Grossi ...
Ricardo
Elias Mendonça ...
Pereira
Cláudio Corrêa e Castro ...
Visconde do Uruguai
Edwin Luisi ...
Aurélio
Rogério Fróes ...
Marquês do Paraná
Hélio Ary ...
Liquidator Bank
Edit

Storyline

A movie about a Brazilian entrepreneur who rivalled American's richest man at his time, well-known Rockfeller. Irineu Evangelista de Souza in 1867 had $155.000 contos de reis, meanwhile the Brazilian Governement annual budget was 97.000 contos de reis. The movie shows his life from poverty to riches and back to poverty again, as is common in Brazil, rich people die poor. Written by Aluisio Mentor Melo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

15 October 1999 (Brazil)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The best Brazilian film of the season
23 April 2000 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

MAUA, the Brazilian film about the 19th century national hero of the same name is a masterpiece of its genre. Master director Sergio Rezende has been producing a series of historical epics these past few years, and his latest is his best. It is also the best Brazilian film of the 1999/2000 November to April film season, according to many. I agree wholeheartedly. The period details, the superb acting, beautiful sets and historical relevance to today's Brazil, compared to the country's state 110 to 150 years ago all contribute to make this, a film not to be missed. The film maker contrasts the country's economy in two different centuries, in this, the 500th anniversary of "Brazil" as a Western-style country, to great effect. In MAUA, open markets, free trade and other liberal economic policies currently pursued by the Brazilian government get the greatest promotion that issues like these can ever get. They are dramatized, and persuasively pitched to the public through MAUA's life story. He has always been considered the pioneer of Brazil-oriented (as opposed to Portuguese Empire-oriented) business development and distribution of wealth, as well as a champion for the abolition of slavery. This film will cement his image as a semi-god in Brazil's history. The film will also be remembered for a long time, for the fine historical epic and drama that it is.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?