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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zuzu Angel
Daniel de Oliveira ...
Stuart Angel
Leandra Leal ...
Alexandre Borges ...
Luana Piovani ...
Elke Maravilha
Aramis Trindade ...
Ângela Vieira ...
Flavio Bauraqui ...
Hildegard Angel
Fernanda de Freitas ...
Ana Angel
Othon Bastos ...
Caio Junqueira ...
Nelson Dantas ...
Antônio Lamarca
Paulo Betti ...
Carlos Lamarca
Elke Maravilha ...


Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears during the darkest era of Brazilian military regime and media censorship. Written by Polly_Kat

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Release Date:

4 August 2006 (Brazil)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,252,180 (Brazil) (4 August 2006)


$2,741,176 (Brazil) (1 September 2006)

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1.85 : 1
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14 August 2006 | by (Campina Grande, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Brazil had 21 years (1964 - 1985) of military dictatorship and this still hurts many people who lived those times of horror and violence against people. From time to time those memories come up when a new film of TV series is done. "Zuzu Angel" is the newest of these products and again the hard reality of 60's, 70's and 80's comes back.

"Zuzu Angel" is much more than a simple film! It's live history and also an important document which proves how courageous and dedicated a mother can be. This is also a good opportunity for the world to know Patrícia Pilar, a very good Brazilian actress. Worldwide cinema fans should enjoy this movie and use it as a tool to get in touch with the great cinema Brazil has done in the last 11 years.

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