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Memórias Póstumas (2001)

Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

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Credited cast:
Reginaldo Faria ... Brás Cubas
... Quincas Borba
Petrônio Gontijo ... Young Brás Cubas (as Petronio Gontijo)
Stepan Nercessian ... Bento Cubas
... Marcela (as Sonia Braga)
Otávio Müller ... Lobo Neves (as Otávio Muller)
Viétia Zangrandi ... Virgília (as Viétia Rocha)
Debora Duboc ... Dona Eusébia
... Dr. Vilaça
Nilda Spencer ... Dona Plácida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ana Abott ... Nhá Loló
Manuca Almeida ... Faquir
Eduardo Amir ... Cantor de ópera
Thaís Balloni ... Baronesa
Fátima Belo
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

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Brás Cubas posztumusz visszaemlékezései  »

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Mas era coxa!
1 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

Oh, well! First time I saw this I was in high school. I've read the book a thousand times before, and I was kinda afraid of the potential movie disaster, but this and lots of other movies proves that only Brazilian can make a movie based on a novel that would satisfy any of the previous readers! As said before, having no climax is just point of the story, so that's a completely invalid statement. Reginaldo Farias couldn't have done a most accurate picture of Brás, and the sarcasm is everywhere. There may be moments in the book that no images can explain, but still, that's as perfect as it could ever get! Just a great movie.


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