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Jean Charles (2009)

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The tragic true story of Jean Charles de Menezes, the innocent Brazilian shot dead by British police in 2005 at the height of the London terrorist alerts.

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Henrique Goldman
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Credited cast:
Marek Oravec ... Iatzek
Selton Mello ... Jean Charles
Renu Setna ... Dilip
Daniel de Oliveira Daniel de Oliveira ... Marcelo
Bruno Bilotta ... Pierluigi
Vanessa Giácomo ... Vivian
Ewan Ross ... Armed Officer
Denise Stephenson ... Liason officer Tracy
Luis Miranda Luis Miranda ... Alex
David Blakeley David Blakeley ... Investment Banker
Mark Birmingham Mark Birmingham ... Sex Shop Customer
Julian Harries Julian Harries ... English Man
Craig Henderson ... The Police Marksman
Sidney Magal Sidney Magal ... Self
Roberta Gotti Roberta Gotti ... Nicoletta
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The tragic true story of Jean Charles de Menezes, the innocent Brazilian shot dead by British police in 2005 at the height of the London terrorist alerts.

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Tragic story
7 August 2009 | by adsqueirozSee all my reviews

This film tells the story of a young man full of dreams who was tragically killed by British police when, in search for terrorists, committed this horrible crime. Jean Charles's only dream was to some day return to his homeland after being able to help his relatives faraway in Brazil. I had read a lot of news about Jean Charles, his family and friends, and his plans, but I never had thought about his life story becoming a film. This idea was great because brings up this happening for people and authorities to think about life value. This was not only Jean's but many other men's dreams. The film portrays this incredible story. Lead actor Selton Melo does an incredible job when he embodies Jean's dreams, sorrows and abrupt death. His acting is, of course, great. Overall, definitely worth going to see.


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Release Date:

26 June 2009 (Brazil) See more »

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$1,304,086
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