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Forget the Prejudice and Watch a Beautiful and Touching Story
I was very reluctant to see "2 Filhos de Francisco", since I hate the popular Brazilian "redneck-duo" singers "Zezé di Camargo e Luciano" and their country songs. However, my son and some friends of mine told me that it would be worthwhile to watch this movie, which was included in the selection for the nomination from Brazil to the 2006 Oscar.
Yesterday I decided to forget my prejudice and I really watched a beautiful and touching story, with an awful music score for my taste, but great performances. The tough life of Zeze di Camargo and his family, and the dream of his father Francisco are wonderfully pictured in this film, and it is a true good example that we should never forget our dreams, no matter how distant or impossible they might seem to be. The expressive performance of the boy Dablio Moreira was very impressive, and Ângelo Antônio's role and performances are very powerful. I regret only the scene with the excessive merchandize of the major sponsor of this film. I really recommend this movie for those like me that are not fans of "Zezé di Camargo e Luciano", because the fans certainly will be in the nirvana with such great movie. My vote is eight.
Title (Brazil): "2 Filhos de Francisco" ("2 Sons of Francisco")
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