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Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)

Cazuza: O Tempo Não Pára (original title)
The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.
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Maneco
Arlindo Lopes ...
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Maria Flor ...
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Garota da Ponte
Pierre Santos ...
Tonico
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The "daddy's boy" Cazuza is a dysfunctional, drug and booze addicted, homosexual that disrespects basic social rules and terrible and irresponsible son and man. He loves his freedom, his friend and singing with his garage band, Barão Vermelho. His career is built by chance because he needs to work and his father and president of phonographic industry Som Livre gives a job opportunity in his company as a simple employee. His talent is found by his direct chief Zeca, who convinces Cazuza's father to release his album. In the top of his career, he leaves the Barão Vermelho and finds that he has Aids. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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11 June 2004 (Brazil)  »

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$1,371,736 (Brazil) (11 June 2004)
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During Cazuza's last concert, the real Lucinha Ara?jo, Cazuza's mother, briefly appears. She is wearing a blue shirt and glasses. See more »

Connections

References The Doors (1991) See more »

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Smoke on the Water
Written by Roger Glover, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Ian Gillan and Ian Paice
Performed by Daniel de Oliveira
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just quick notes about his life for those who knows all about his life.
5 February 2009 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

It was very disappointing because I wanted to know about who was Cazuza, why he was writing those songs and saying how bad was his family, his class and the evil Brazil.

All I've discovered was a spoiled child that want to do everything he intend to. There were no repercussion about his real personal life and how he became friend of the Barao Vermelho's members again after their separation and discussions.

After all, its pointless to watch it if you have no idea about who is that guy, that Brazilian singer... The last part of the movie should't longer, it was the most dramatic part of his life and that kind of thing works on movies biographies. Maybe his mother didn't want to watch it or reaffirm the disease his is remembered for.


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