The life of the doctor André Luiz in the spiritual city of Nosso Lar.

Director:

Wagner de Assis

Writers:

Laura Malin (contributing writer), Wagner de Assis
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2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Renato Prieto ... André Luiz
Fernando Alves Pinto Fernando Alves Pinto ... Lísias
Rosanne Mulholland Rosanne Mulholland ... Eloisa
Inez Viana Inez Viana ... Narcisa
Rodrigo dos Santos Rodrigo dos Santos ... Tobias
Werner Schünemann ... Emmanuel
Clemente Viscaíno ... Clarêncio
Ana Rosa ... Laura
Othon Bastos ... Governador
Paulo Goulart
Helena Varvaki Helena Varvaki ... Zélia
Aracy Cardoso ... Dona Amélia
Selma Egrei ... Luisa
Nicola Siri Nicola Siri ... Ernesto
Chica Xavier Chica Xavier ... Ismália
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Storyline

The selfish Dr. André Luiz dies and awakes in a kind of limbo called "Umbral". After a painful and numb period in a gruesome swamp, he is rescued and brought to "Nosso Lar" (meaning "Our Home"), a spiritual city. He finds a place of harmony, where people live in peace, working for the good of humanity, for the self evolution and awaiting for reincarnation. Sooner André Luiz changes his behavior becoming a more self aware and altruist man. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & Luiz Gonzaga Filho, Goiânia, Goiás

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Drama | Fantasy

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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As of the time of its release, the most expensive film in Brazilian cinema history: had a total budget of R$20 million, surpassing the previous holder Lula, the Son of Brazil (2009)'s R$12 million. See more »

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Spoofed in Copa de Elite (2014) See more »

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Opus 76 No.2 - 1st Movimento (Excertos)
Written by Joseph Haydn (as Haydn)
Performed by Quarteto Raga
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Enchanting Movie
14 February 2011 | by evelyn-83See all my reviews

This movie is not only visually impressive but it is also the most beautiful story about the real meaning of life.

I recommend it! You have to watch it to have your own opinion since there are many moral values involved in this story making it hard to trust the reviews.

The movie tells us a story about "Andre Luis" who was a successful doctor living a rich life (rich material life) and just like many of us he did not care to enrich his spiritual life (moral values) letting the selfishness, pride and self-centeredness take over his personality. Only after death he finds out that knowledge, status and money without moral values doesn't help him to be happy in the eternal life.


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

3 September 2010 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Astral City: A Spiritual Journey See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,225,527
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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