In an old-time dance hall (the "gafieira") in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo Villar ...
Álvaro
Tônia Carrero ...
Alice
Cássia Kis Magro ...
Marici (as Cássia Kiss)
Betty Faria ...
Elza
Stepan Nercessian ...
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Bel
Paulo Vilhena ...
Marquinhos
Elza Soares ...
Ana - crooner da banda
Marku Ribas ...
Wanderley - crooner da banda
Conceição Senna ...
Aurelina
Marcos Cesana ...
Garçom Gilson
Clarisse Abujamra ...
Rita
Luiz Serra ...
Ernesto
Miriam Mehler ...
Nice
Marly Marley ...
Liana
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In an old-time dance hall (the "gafieira") in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.

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dance | gafieira | flirt | dancing | dancer | See All (15) »

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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21 March 2008 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Nie wieder Sehnsucht  »

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Hino Dos Batutas De São José
Written by João Santiago
Performed by Bloco da Saudade
Beverly / Peermusic do Brasil Edições Musicais Ltda
Courtesy of Bloco da Saudade
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beautiful
23 July 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

one of films who has the force to seduce. for histories of characters, for the small universe who reflects the nuances of life, for the old flavor of lost age, for music, for dance as tools of survive. a film precious for its delicate air. for the embroidery of lives, for precise manner to present, in few lines, the map of an existence, for the young couple and for the old don Alvaro, for the end and for the feeling of a kind of archaeological of director. sentimental, beautiful, fragment from lost universe, it is one of films who seduces, image by image the viewer who becomes part of a circle in which the past, the frustration, the love, the lovely memories are frame for a movie brilliant for its profound honesty.


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