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Two Sons of Francisco (2005)

2 Filhos de Francisco: A História de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano (original title)
The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.

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Breno Silveira
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ângelo Antônio Ângelo Antônio ... Francisco José de Camargo
Dira Paes ... Helena Siqueira de Camargo
Márcio Kieling Márcio Kieling ... Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Thiago Mendonça Thiago Mendonça ... Welson / Luciano Camargo
Paloma Duarte ... Zilu
Dablio Moreira Dablio Moreira ... Young Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Marcos Henrique Marcos Henrique ... Emival
Natália Lage Natália Lage ... Cleide
Wigor Lima Wigor Lima ... Young Welson / Luciano Camargo
Zezé di Camargo Zezé di Camargo ... Himself
Luciano Camargo Luciano Camargo ... Himself (as Luciano)
Jackson Antunes Jackson Antunes ... Zé do Fole
José Dumont José Dumont ... Miranda
Lima Duarte ... Benedito
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emanoel Camargo Emanoel Camargo ... Himself
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Storyline

The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

19 August 2005 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Sons of Francisco See more »

Filming Locations:

Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

BRL5,900,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,522,680
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Official selection from Brazil for the 2006 Academy Awards. See more »

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In the beginning, when Mirosmar is walking beside some marching soldiers, a VW Santana (+1999 model) and a Fiat Palio (1996-2000 model) are visible in the background. The scene is set in the 1970s. See more »

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O Lavrador
Performed by Wanessa Camargo and Nando Reis
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Beautiful, funny, moving
20 August 2005 | by wel2005See all my reviews

It's about a father that wants two of his children to became country singers. He never gives up, always believes in his dream even if he doesn't have money to feed his family and everybody thought he is crazy. They are poor and live in the countryside of Brazil, Goiás (a state in central Brazil). It's similar to Walter Salles Central Station, with its simplicity and sophistication. Beautiful cinematography. If you want to know how is the real Brazilian soul, watch this movie. There is prejudice against country music, like in the USA. Parts of upper class e high middle class here think that country music is tacky. See the movie made me understand what this kind of music means to people that makes it and listen to it. It's only a different taste. There are lots of classic regional song from Brazil that other countries don't know, different from samba or Bossa Nova. I hope its deserve attention in other countries too. The film is getting the first place in box office for 10 weeks (about 5 million saw it. "The Incredibles" is the second), became the most viewed this year and it's our foreign-language Oscar contender. Its also a huge success with critics. Zeze Di Camargo & Luciano have sold more than 22 million CDs in Brazil.


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