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The Sound of Rio: Brasileirinho (2005)

Brasileirinho - Grandes Encontros do Choro (original title)
A musical documentary and tribute about "choro", an older style of playing that forms the foundation of all Brazilian composition, including samba and bossa nova.

Director:

Mika Kaurismäki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yamandú Costa Yamandú Costa ... Himself (as Yamandu)
Teresa Cristina Teresa Cristina ... Herself
Paulinho da Viola ... Himself
Thalma de Freitas ... Narrator
Ademilde Fonseca Ademilde Fonseca ... Herself (as Admilde Fonseca)
Zezé Gonzaga Zezé Gonzaga ... Herself
Guinga Guinga ... Himself
Paulo Moura Paulo Moura ... Himself
Luciano Rabelo Luciano Rabelo ... Himself
Elza Soares Elza Soares ... Herself
Marcos Suzano Marcos Suzano ... Himself
Trio Madeira Brasil Trio Madeira Brasil ... Themselves
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A musical documentary and tribute about "choro", an older style of playing that forms the foundation of all Brazilian composition, including samba and bossa nova.

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The birth of the beats of Brazil! See more »

Genres:

Documentary | Music

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Country:

Brazil | Finland | Switzerland

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

21 July 2006 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sound of Rio: Brasileirinho See more »

Filming Locations:

Brazil

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR568,250 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$88,965
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Marianna Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Excellent music! Excellent musicians!
12 September 2006 | by elaintahraSee all my reviews

Before seeing this film I didn't even know that choro music existed and I was surprised how much I enjoyed hearing and seeing this film. Few of the guitarist were simply amazing!

This movie showed to me how relaxed the Brazilian people are and how much they love their music. The scene in theater where the whole audience was singing (with Yamandu), that really was a chilling scene, in a highly positive way! Also it was interesting to hear the viewpoint from the older musicians as well as the younger generation.

That Yamandu guy is a brilliant brilliant guitarist. I didn't even know this kind of guy existed previously. You should really see this film and his guitar work, it's amazing.

I can really recommend this film if you like Brazilian way of life and their music.


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