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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
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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