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Diogo Álvares - o Caramuru
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Deborah Secco ...
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Dom Jayme
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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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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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A great comedy.
31 January 2006 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I'm Brazilian, so I'm sorry if I write anything wrong. That's a wonderful movie. I watched two times with my father, and honestly is one of the few good Brazilian movies. I laughed a LOT, and Selton Mello and Camila Pitanga are great for their parts, so is Débora Bloch. One more important thing is that if Americans had the chance to watch it, they would have a different image of us. I know that is not exactly the story of our country, is adapted, but even so, it would let them know how interesting our history is. Caramuru is a great comedy, you won't be sorry if you watch it...

Posted by Lia, Florianopolis, Brazil.


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