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God Is Brazilian (2003)
"Deus É Brasileiro" (original title)

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

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Credited cast:
Antônio Fagundes ...
Deus
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Taoca
Paloma Duarte ...
Madá
Bruce Gomlevsky ...
Quinca das Mulas
Stepan Nercessian ...
Baudelé
Castrinho ...
Hugo Carvana ...
Quincas Batalha
Chico Assis ...
Cezão
Thiago Farias ...
Messias
Susana Werner ...
Senhorita Agá
Toni Garrido ...
São Pedro
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Estela
Vitor Diegues Meuren ...
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God decides to take a vacation - but, first, He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job - but, during His mission, He becomes friend of a very smart young man, Taoca. Written by Anonymous

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31 January 2003 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Bóg jest Brazylijczykiem  »

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$561,404 (Brazil) (7 February 2003)

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$2,741,640 (Brazil) (7 March 2003)
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Beautiful Scenery and captivating Environments
28 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've visited most of the places in this movie, beautiful places surrounded by the not so beautiful poverty. This is a light-hearted movie that essentially shares the same message that other Brazilian movies portray. It shows the bad sides of Brasil, and it shows the good and beautiful sides of Brasil. It does this not directly, but with the use of play-full storyline, God on vacation.

There are times in which you are shocked with the problems, and times which you are amazed with the beauty of nature. The movie does an excellent job at doing that, showing us the entire picture, not just showing the good side or just showing the bad side.

The story in itself is mildly entertaining. I saw the movie in Portuguese, I don't know how some of the dialog is translated. Some people might not understand some things. Like the main character's name, his name is a combination of his mom and dad's first names, something commonly done in the "Nordeste" (Northeastern Brasil).

I would give it 7 stars. It was nice seeing some of that beautiful nature that GOD created. Break free from all conveniences and luxuries hat surrounds most of us.

P.S. I know I spelled Brasil with an S, Thats the way I learned how to spell it and that's the way I will keep spelling it.


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