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Casseta & Planeta: A Taça do Mundo É Nossa (2003)

A satire about the dictatorship period in Brazil, in which communist militants try to steal the soccer World Cup Trophy from the players Pelé and Carlos Alberto Torres.

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(as Lula Buarque De Holanda)

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(screenplay) (as Casseta & Planeta), (screenplay) (as Casseta & Planeta) | 6 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Beto Silva ...
General Manso / Churrasqueiro Chefe / Corretor / Bombeiro / Guerrilheiro 2 / Jogador do Time de Políticos Torturados
Bussunda ...
Wladimir / Gal Costa
Cláudio Manoel ...
Mirandinha / Clone Che Guevara / Repórter / Soldado do
Hélio de la Peña ...
Denílson / Pelé / SNI secretary
Hubert ...
Peixoto Carlos / Roberto Carlos / Soldado Ryan / Fernando Gabeira
Marcelo Madureira ...
Dona Dolores / TV newsreader / Indian Jonathan
Reinaldo ...
Dona Julieta (Wladimir's mother) / drunkard / Woody Allen
Maria Paula ...
Lucy Ellen (Mirandinha's daughter)
Deborah Secco ...
Flight attendant
Tony Tornado ...
Highway Policeman
Carlos Alberto Torres ...
Himself
Jairzinho ...
Himself
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Rafael Primot
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A satire about the dictatorship period in Brazil, in which communist militants try to steal the soccer World Cup Trophy from the players Pelé and Carlos Alberto Torres.

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Comedy | Crime | Romance | War

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21 November 2003 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

A Tassa do Mundo É Noça  »

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$734,450 (Brazil) (21 November 2003)
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Denílson: We're so fucked.
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Before the actual end credits are shown, these joke ones appear: Direção Michael Schumacher Atriz Convidada Julia Roberts(não topou) Outra Atriz Convidada Deborah Secco(só topou filmar) Continuísmo Luís Inácio da Silva Efeitos Especiais O.Bin Laden Operador de Câmera Stevie Wonder See more »

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References Casseta & Planeta Urgente (1992) See more »

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These guys have guts!
4 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie is for people that do not take politics too seriously. And also for those who are OK with jokes that obviously refer to marijuana, for anyone old enough to understand them. These guys have guts, and I'll tell you why.

The Military Rule in Brazil was no fun at all, if you were a communist, or even a person who likes democracy. I was too young to notice, but people were simply getting killed, or vanishing, and sometimes even the Government did not know who was responsible. There were underground organizations of both right and left-wing radicals raising hell, and the media were censored. Some on the left were just too unexperienced to really help in the fight, but they tried anyway. This movie laughs about it.

Of course, the ridiculed bad guys in this movie are in the Brazilian Army, defending the Dictatorship. But the heroes are a bunch of delusional idiots, and I am sure some communists will hate to see their political faith laughed about in this way. I am not sure this will translate well for international audiences. But I am glad these guys had the courage to laugh about it. And I believe in the healing power of humor


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