Sons of the Carnival tells the story of Anésio Gebara, leader of a wide network of "Animal Lottery," and his four sons, who take different paths to occupy a significant place in their father's life.
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 Anesinho 4 episodes, 2006
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Sons of the Carnival tells the story of Anésio Gebara and his four sons. Gebara is the owner of a samba school and the leader of a wide network of "Jogo do Bicho" (Animal Lottery). Upon reaching the age of 75, Anésio Gebara receives the worst blow of his life; a misfortune that will truly affect the fate of everyone. As of that tragic event, Sons of the Carnival unveils the different paths the sons take to occupy a significant place in their father's life until each one finds his own place in the world...a story that ends during the last seconds of the spectacular Rio de Janeiro carnival parade. Written by HBO Latin America

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Great mini from Brazil
11 June 2006 | by 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.


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