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Zuzu Angel (2006)

Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears ... See full summary »

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Sergio Rezende
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Pillar ... Zuzu Angel
Daniel de Oliveira Daniel de Oliveira ... Stuart Angel
Leandra Leal Leandra Leal ... Sônia
Alexandre Borges ... Fraga
Luana Piovani Luana Piovani ... Elke Maravilha
Aramis Trindade Aramis Trindade ... Tenente
Ângela Vieira Ângela Vieira ... Lúcia
Flavio Bauraqui Flavio Bauraqui ... Mota
Regiane Alves Regiane Alves ... Hildegard Angel
Fernanda de Freitas ... Ana Angel
Othon Bastos Othon Bastos ... Brigadeiro
Caio Junqueira ... Alberto
Nelson Dantas Nelson Dantas ... Antônio Lamarca
Paulo Betti Paulo Betti ... Carlos Lamarca
Elke Maravilha ... Lieselotte
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Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears during the darkest era of Brazilian military regime and media censorship. Written by Polly_Kat

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [Brazil]

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

4 August 2006 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Зузу Анжел See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Nelson Dantas. See more »

Quotes

Zuzu Angel: [from trailer] Contempt is to forbid the sacred right of a mother to bury her son!
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In den Casernen
Performed by Elke Maravilha
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Every Brazilian should watch
13 August 2006 | by luis-flavioSee all my reviews

I read here in IMDb an user writing that it was a bad movie and no one should watch it. I totally disagree. It's a movie that shows Brazil in the 70's while the dictatorship was arresting people that was against it. The movie is a real story of a famous woman. Many unknown families suffered that days.

It's an excellent movie that shows a really ugly part of Brazilian history.

Patricia Pillar and Daniel Oliveira were excellent on the movie. (and the whole cast)

Every Brazilian should watch it!!!


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