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Zuzu Angel (2006)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zuzu Angel
Daniel de Oliveira ...
Stuart Angel
Leandra Leal ...
Sônia
Alexandre Borges ...
Fraga
Luana Piovani ...
Elke Maravilha
Aramis Trindade ...
Tenente
Ângela Vieira ...
Lúcia
Flavio Bauraqui ...
Mota
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Hildegard Angel
Fernanda de Freitas ...
Ana Angel
Othon Bastos ...
Brigadeiro
Caio Junqueira ...
Alberto
Nelson Dantas ...
Antônio Lamarca
Paulo Betti ...
Carlos Lamarca
Elke Maravilha ...
Lieselotte
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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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4 August 2006 (Brazil)  »

Box Office

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

Gross:

$2,741,176 (Brazil) (1 September 2006)
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Final film of Nelson Dantas. See more »

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Stuart Angel: [a letter to his mother] Mom, you ask me if I believe in God. I ask you: what God? It has been my mission to show God inside of Man because only in man can He exist. There is not a poor or worthless man that seems to not have a mission. Every man by his own only influences the nature of his future. Through our lives we create actions that result in the multiplication of reactions. This power that we all have, this power of changing the course of History, that is the power of God. Confronted with...
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Cidade Maravilhosa
Written by André Filho
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better than expected
14 August 2006 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Zuzu Angel is surprisingly a good movie. I didn't expect much from it cause it was made almost totally by a TV team (someone already noticed that it sometimes seems like an afternoon soap opera). Yes, the soundtrack is really obvious, and just everything is explained, which kind of irritates anyone used to watching good creative movies. I believe this simplified way the plot deals with the flashbacks and the political situation in Brazil, for example, is a way of trying to get in touch with a wider public. Many people may dislike it (my case) but we can understand it (my case again). However, both the great performance of all the actors - specially Patricia Pillar, who looks better and better every day - and the intensity of the story make sure it's worth to go to the movies and watch Zuzu Angel.


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