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2 Filhos de Francisco: A História de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano (2005)

The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.


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Credited cast:
Ângelo Antônio ...
Francisco José de Camargo
Dira Paes ...
Helena Siqueira de Camargo
Márcio Kieling ...
Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Thiago Mendonça ...
Welson / Luciano Camargo
Paloma Duarte ...
Dablio Moreira ...
Young Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Marcos Henrique ...
Natália Lage ...
Wigor Lima ...
Young Welson / Luciano Camargo
Zezé di Camargo ...
Luciano Camargo ...
Himself (as Luciano)
Jackson Antunes ...
Zé do Fole
José Dumont ...
Lima Duarte ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emanoel Camargo ...


The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.

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19 August 2005 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Two Sons of Francisco  »

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BRL 5,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,673,327 (Brazil) (19 August 2005)

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Everything that Francisco does in the movie to help his sons is actual fact - even the most bizarre passages, like forcing the kids to swallow raw eggs. See more »


In the beginning, when Mirosmar is walking beside some marching soldiers, a VW Santana (+1999 model) and a Fiat Palio (1996-2000 model) are visible in the background. The scene is set in the 1970s. See more »


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Dablio Moreira and Marcos Henrique elevate a good movie to excellent.
30 July 2007 | by (Shropshire, England) – See all my reviews

This movie narrates the true story of the rags-to-riches climb of Zezé di Camargo and Luciano. Though it was not so much a straightforward climb as a roller-coaster ride and it probably would never have happened had it not been for the single-minded determination of their father. Indeed, it is as much his story and that of their brother Emival as it is theirs.

Whilst I do not know what really happened, it would appear that the movie tells the story simply and without over-elaboration. All of this, against the contrasting backdrop of the beautiful scenery, electric atmosphere and depressing slums of Brazil and the intoxicating beauty of the music, make for a very pleasant movie experience. But it is the performances of Dablio Moreira and Marcos Henrique, as Young Mirosmar/Zezé Di Camargo and his brother Emival that elevate the film to a different level. Though I somehow doubt it, I hope that these two talented young performers gained the accolades and financial rewards that their outstanding performances merited. What I do know is that, in the Young Artists Awards (2006), Dablio and Marcos jointly won the award for Best Performance in an International Feature Film - Leading Young Performer, in the face of very stiff competition.

Having watched the DVD several times, I purchased a CD of the "movie soundtrack," but I was hugely disappointed! There is absolutely nothing of Dablio Moreira and Marcos Henrique to be heard and I must admit that I was far more moved by their rendition of the music than that of Zezé di Camargo and Luciano. I am nothing short of amazed that there has still been no International release of a DVD. It's a beautiful movie and anyone believing that it would have no appeal outside of its native Brazil must be crazy!

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