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The Famous and the Dead (2009)
"Os Famosos e os Duendes da Morte" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  2 April 2010 (Brazil)
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A Bob Dylan fan who goes by the name Mr. Tambourine passes his time in the Brazilian countryside by looking at photographs and movies on the Internet that seem to feature the same mysterious woman.

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Áurea Baptista
Ismael Caneppele ...
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Jingle Jangle
Henrique Larré
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In a small town in the countryside in the south of Brazil, a teenager that uses the codename Mr. Tambourine Man spends his time in Internet, at school, smoking pot with his best friend Diego and with his dysfunctional mother. He dreams on leaving his hometown to watch a Bob Dylan's show but seems to be hopeless stranded in the spot. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Brazilian Bad Boy Esmir Filho flies in his feature debut
13 April 2011 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Esmir Filho is none for his slice of life short films. Well he has finally taken the plunge into features and boy are we in for a treat. Moody, dark and at times downright creepy, The Famous and The Dead, deals with teenage angst better than most. Set in a small Brazilian town of German decent, our lead character (known only by his on line name, Mr. Tambourine Man) hangs out with his best buddy. Argues with his mom. Debates going to the town social and other wise lives the life of a typical youth. Enter the picture a mysterious figure from his past and things get turned on their collective heads. Filho is amazing at creating atmosphere, letting the camera linger when needed, leaving thing unsaid. He elicits a strong performance from his young stars. This is a great film from a rising young director!


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