Filhos do Carnaval (2006– )

TV Series  -  Drama
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 94 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

"Sons of Carnival tells the story of Anésio Gebara - the owner of a Samba School and Banker of an illegal lottery called "Animal Lottery" - and his 4 sons: Anesinho (white, 43 years old), ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 338 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 08 Apr 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 21 May 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 21 Jul 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 29 Aug 2012
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Filhos do Carnaval (2006– )

Filhos do Carnaval (2006– ) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Filhos do Carnaval.

Season:

2 | 1

Year:

2009 | 2006
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Clown (2011)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Father and son work as clowns Puro Sangue/Valdemar and Pangare/Benjamin in a circus in the Brazilian countryside. Benjamin decides to follow a different path and meets several people on the way.

Director: Selton Mello
Stars: Selton Mello, Paulo José, Larissa Manoela
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger
Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk
Blindness (2008)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Meirelles
Stars: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal
Preamar (TV Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Hugo Bonemer, Leonardo Franco, Paloma Riani
Prófugos (TV Series 2011)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Written in Chile, this story is about a failed drug operation that causes a frenzied pursuit of four men by the mafia and federal authorities, forcing them to start a desperate escape plan through the Chilean territory.

Stars: Néstor Cantillana, Benjamín Vicuña, Luis Gnecco
Alice (TV Series 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Luka Omoto, Andréia Horta, Regina Braga
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Enrique Diaz ...
 Claudinho (6 episodes, 2006)
Rodrigo dos Santos ...
 Brown (6 episodes, 2006)
Thogun ...
 Nilo (6 episodes, 2006)
Jece Valadão ...
 Gebara (6 episodes, 2006)
Felipe Camargo ...
 Anesinho (4 episodes, 2006)
Mariana Lima ...
 Ana Cristina (2 episodes, 2006)
Edit

Storyline

"Sons of Carnival tells the story of Anésio Gebara - the owner of a Samba School and Banker of an illegal lottery called "Animal Lottery" - and his 4 sons: Anesinho (white, 43 years old), Claudinho (businessman, white, 33 years old), Brown (Drum Major, mulatto, 33 years old) and Nilo (his father's bodyguard, black, 33 years old).The series begins on the day of the "Godfather's" birthday. Upon completing 75 years of age, Anésio Gebara is hit with the worst news in his life: Anesinho, his dearest son, commits suicide by shooting himself in the heart.From this moment on, Sons of Carnival relates the trajectory of the 3 remaining sons to fill the space left by the favorite son; the encounters and dis-encounters of the three "bastard" offspring until each one finds his place in the world. A saga which only ends in the last few seconds of the spectacular Samba School parade in Rio de Janeiro. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 March 2006 (Brazil)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great mini from Brazil
11 June 2006 | by (Asunción, Paraguay) – See all my reviews

I saw "Hijos del Carnaval" (Filhos do Carnaval) in HBO, and I must say that is the kind of miniseries that you don't want to end. Only six chapters with a wonderful photography of the Favela (poor neighborhoods), the whole underworld of gambling, the Samba... one of the most hottest dances in the world... and a word (and an event also) that could reunite the favela, the gambling and the samba: The Carnaval.

When you watched in the past, movies like "City of God", you still enjoy the photography, some terrible places, and the story, this miniseries come to refresh some concepts and prove once and again, that Brazil is a great place to tell stories charged with hard situations, a crude reality, and great scenarios.

A must see miniseries, A+ from Brazil, with the hand of HBO.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Filhos do Carnaval (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?