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A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas.

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Heleno de Freitas
Alinne Moraes ...
Silvia
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Diamantina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcelo Adnet
Priscila Assum ...
Edite
Othon Bastos ...
Carlito Rocha
Billy Blanco Jr. ...
Team Doctor
Herson Capri
Erom Cordeiro ...
Alberto
Candido Damm ...
Jornalista
Orã Figueiredo ...
Bezerra
Henrique Juliano ...
Soccer Player
Jean Pierre Noher ...
Dr. Souza Lima
Duda Ribeiro ...
Cesar
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The film about Heleno de Freitas (1920/1959) ( Santoro ) , who was one of the greats of Brazilian football . An exceptional player , but very temperamental , while that displayed his enormous talent on the pitch , showed her charm in the evenings locals . Beautiful, elegant and arrogant, and had lived in bohemian affairs constant , drank heavily , took drugs and not cared athletically , living creating controversies club ( Botafogo ) , with colleagues and frictions with opponents . He had a brief stint in Argentina , where trained clothing and outerwear , for not supporting the ice. Produção inspired the book "There was never a man like Heleno " ( title inspired by the movie " Gilda " with Rita Hayworth , who was the pejorative nickname of Heleno ) , the journalist Marcos Eduardo Neves . It is worth mentioning that the film is not about football , goes far beyond this bias , it shows starkly the uncertainties of a celebrity ambiguous and unprepared - Filmed in black and white with ... Written by GabrielJPereira-Artvídeo

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Passion. Decadence. Destruction.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Rated R for sexuality, drug content and some language | See all certifications »
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30 March 2012 (Brazil)  »

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19 August 2012 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Because this is a biography the film depressed me... Unfortunately I didn't know Heleno, but he was a myth, and as a myth he deserved a better story. It would be better if the film had exposed more the memory of Heleno as a player, respecting the man and giving emphasis to the talent and joys that he gave to the fans. But the photography is great, Rodrigo Santoro is wonderful, also is Aline Morais, the locations were correct and the color is justified by the time the facts took place but I didn't like the soundtrack too, very depressing...The production lost opportunity to give us a beautiful memory of such great player. I think Heleno deserves another chance.


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