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Bye Bye Brazil (1980)

Bye Bye Brasil (original title)
The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »

Director:

Carlos Diegues
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
José Wilker ... Lorde Cigano
Betty Faria ... Salomé
Fábio Jr. ... Ciço (as Fábio Junior)
Zaira Zambelli ... Dasdô
Príncipe Nabor Príncipe Nabor ... Andorinha
Emmanuel Cavalcanti Emmanuel Cavalcanti ... Prefeito (as Emanoel Cavalcanti)
José Márcio Passos José Márcio Passos ... Assessor
Carlos Kroeber ... Camioneiro
Joffre Soares ... Zé da Luz (as Jofre Soares)
Rodolfo Arena Rodolfo Arena ... Lavrador
Aderbal Junior Aderbal Junior
Carlos Lagoeíro Carlos Lagoeíro ... Sertanejos (as Carlos Lagoeiro)
Catalina Bonakie Catalina Bonakie ... Viúva (as Catalina Bonaky)
Rinaldo Gines Rinaldo Gines ... Cacique (as Rinaldo Genes)
Marcus Vinícius Marcus Vinícius ... Empresário (as Marcus Vinicius)
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The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion player is completely enamored of Salomé, and he begs to come along. The Gypsy Lord shrugs, and the accordionist and his pregnant wife, Dasdô, join the troupe. Television is their enemy as they go from the coast deep into the Amazon. Salomé lets the accordion player sleep with her once, with Dasdô's knowledge. He's moon-struck. Then, after Dasdô's baby is born and financial disaster hits the troupe, and the accordionist must choose between seeing his wife a prostitute and leaving the caravan. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Official submission of Brazil to the 1981's Oscars in the best foreign language film category. See more »

Quotes

Lorde Cigano: Accordionist, you know why the jungle is virgin? 'Cause it's full of "fruits".
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the film you can read: "Ao povo brasileiro do século XXI" - means: "To the brazilian people of 21st century". See more »

Connections

Features O Ébrio (1946) See more »

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Duerme
Written by Miguel Prado
Performed by Xavier Cugat
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An adventure through a country that is changing!
5 July 1999 | by emppgSee all my reviews

This fantastic movie tell the history of a small caravan of artists that crosses an immense area inside Brazil accomplishing circus shows for simple and poor people. In the road, a couple of beggars that escapes from the drought of the northeast of Brazil associates to the group, and they are going all to seek the wealth and the success in new " Eldorado Brasileiro ": the Amazonian. A film human but also controversial, with a fort social content, that treats of problematic themes of the Brazilian reality: the social poverty, the migration and the environmental destruction.


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Country:

France | Brazil | Argentina

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

9 February 1980 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Bye Bye Brazil See more »

Filming Locations:

Altamira, Pará, Brazil See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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