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Caramuru - A Invenção do Brasil (2001)

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Diogo Álvares, a Portuguese map illustrator, reaches the Brazilian coast, after his caravel sinks. He is saved by the Indian chief Itaparica and his two daughters, Paraguaçu and Moema. They... See full summary »

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Diogo Álvares - o Caramuru
Camila Pitanga ...
Paraguaçu
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Moema
Tonico Pereira ...
Itaparica
Débora Bloch ...
Isabelle
Luís Melo ...
Vasco de Athayde
Pedro Paulo Rangel ...
Dom Jayme
Diogo Vilela ...
Heitor
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Diogo Álvares, a Portuguese map illustrator, reaches the Brazilian coast, after his caravel sinks. He is saved by the Indian chief Itaparica and his two daughters, Paraguaçu and Moema. They call him Caramuru and together they engage in a happy love triangle. But the chance to return to Portugal arises, and it is clear this amoral arrangement cannot last. Written by <lukejoplin@infolink.com.br>

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Caramuru, a bazi nagy brazil guru  »

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Father: That's a great deal. You gain all the money, then he does all the work, and I do absolutely nothing. I like that.
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Brazilian comedy at its best
2 January 2003 | by (Campina Grande, Brazil) – See all my reviews

There's no doubt Brazil has made really good comedies in recent years. Director Guel Arraes is one of the symbols of this success. After the great performance of "O Auto da Compadecida", he made this "Caramuru - A Invenção do Brasil". It's a joke of Brazilian colonization where Portuguese people and Indians live (in the film, of course) funny situations and the historical facts are full of ironies and fun. The cast includes some of the best actors and actresses of Brazil, what makes the story even more attractive.


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