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Faroeste Caboclo (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 31 May 2013 (Brazil)
Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories ... See full summary »

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Fabrício Boliveira ...
João de Santo Cristo
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Maria Lúcia
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Jeremias
Antonio Calloni ...
Marco Aurélio
Marcos Paulo ...
Ney
Cinara Leal ...
Teresa
Giuliano Manfredini ...
Convidado da festa
Rodrigo Pandolfo ...
Beto
Juliana Lohmann ...
Cris
Léo Rosa ...
Telmo
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Pablo
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Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics The adaptation precipitated a both social and romantic drama with a tragic ending. Focusing on the love story of outlaw Joao do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lucia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s. In a clash of interest, drug dealers and the police conflict with one another,while the end of the military dictatorship in the Capital of Brazil, Brasilia takes place. The wanderings and tedium of a young rocker, who lived in a city still being built, are the backdrop for this story. Written by Anonymous

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BRL 6,600,000 (Brazil), 2 June 2013
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The movie is inspired by the song "Faroeste Caboclo" by the brazilian rock band Legião Urbana. The song was written by Renato Russo in 1979, but it was only released in 1987. See more »

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Faroeste Caboclo
Written by Renato Russo
Performed by Legião Urbana
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An excellent Brazilian movie
14 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

An incredible title with just enough romance and action to satisfy everyone!

+Great cinematography and selection of music

+Amazing acting

+Excellent pace and story progression

Brazilian Western will surprise you and will leave you wanting more. The visual style and the presentation in this movie was exceptionally well done and I would definitely recommend this to people that want to give Hollywood a break.

Great overall!

10/10


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