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Deus é Brasileiro (2003)

God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while.

Director:

Carlos Diegues

Writers:

João Emanuel Carneiro, José Carvalho (storyline consultant) (as José de Carvalho) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Antônio Fagundes ... Deus
Wagner Moura ... Taoca
Paloma Duarte ... Madá
Bruce Gomlevsky Bruce Gomlevsky ... Quinca das Mulas
Stepan Nercessian Stepan Nercessian ... Baudelé
Castrinho Castrinho ... Goró
Hugo Carvana Hugo Carvana ... Quincas Batalha
Chico Assis Chico Assis ... Cezão
Thiago Farias Thiago Farias ... Messias
Susana Werner Susana Werner ... Senhorita Agá
Toni Garrido Toni Garrido ... São Pedro
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivana Iza Ivana Iza ... Estela
Vitor Diegues Meuren Vitor Diegues Meuren ... Anjo 1
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Storyline

God decides to take a vacation - but, first, He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job - but, during His mission, He becomes friend of a very smart young man, Taoca. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

31 January 2003 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Bóg jest Brazylijczykiem See more »

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Opening Weekend:

$561,404 (Brazil), 7 February 2003, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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8 February 2005 | by bloggingburtSee all my reviews

I have just seen the movie God is Brazilian and absolutely loved it. I found the dialogs hilarious and intelligent. This God is certainly a gust of fresh air compared to his American counterpart. God is a good guy, simple, vain and proud of his work. He just wants to take a vacation because mankind gives him so much to do. The other two main characters, Taoca and Madá (short for Madalena) are just so human that they could stand for the whole of mankind, as can all the other characters that appear in the movie. The story is a bit those medieval moralities where the characters start a journey that will reveal the truth. In their way they meet all sorts of characters that will help them on their quest. The best thing, however, are the dialogs. Just hilarious!


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