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God Is Brazilian (2003)

Deus É Brasileiro (original title)
God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while.

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Cast

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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Ivana Iza ...
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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Slow, but loaded with eye candy
31 December 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie with the English subtitles, and found it to be a pleasant, if disjointed, Brazilian comedy. The translation was fairly good, but if you are fluent in Portuguese you'll notice several goofs in translation. The plot of God taking a vacation has been done before and I'm sure that it will be done again. But God taking a vacation in poor, but scenic Northeastern Brazil has not been done and could not be done anywhere else and look as eye-catchingly beautiful. The only thing missing is a side trip to the island of Fernando de Noronha.

See this for the enjoyment of touring a most beautiful and scenic part of the world on the cheap !!!


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