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The Famous and the Dead (2009)

Os Famosos e os Duendes da Morte (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 2 April 2010 (Brazil)
A Bob Dylan fan who goes by the name Mr. Tambourine passes his time in the Brazilian countryside by looking at photographs and movies on the Internet that seem to feature the same mysterious woman.

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Esmir Filho

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Ismael Caneppele (screenplay), Esmir Filho (screenplay)
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Áurea Baptista Áurea Baptista
Ismael Caneppele ... Julian
Tuane Eggers ... Jingle Jangle
Henrique Larré ... Mr.Tambourine Man
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In a small town in the countryside in the south of Brazil, a teenager that uses the codename Mr. Tambourine Man spends his time in Internet, at school, smoking pot with his best friend Diego and with his dysfunctional mother. He dreams on leaving his hometown to watch a Bob Dylan's show but seems to be hopeless stranded in the spot. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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2 April 2010 (Brazil) See more »

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A sztár és a halálmanó See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Overrated, Boring, Pretentious, Confused and Pointless
24 September 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In a small town in the countryside in the south of Brazil, a teenager that uses the codename Mr. Tambourine Man spends his time in Internet, at school, smoking pot with his best friend Diego and with his dysfunctional mother. He dreams on leaving his hometown to watch a Bob Dylan's show but seems to be hopeless stranded in the spot.

Despite the sophisticated title, "Os Famosos e os Duendes da Morte" is an overrated, boring, pretentious, confused and pointless film about lack of perspective in life that goes nowhere. The characters are not well developed and there is no explanation about the incident with the girl of Mr. Tambourine Man's daydreams and the stranger that returns to the town. My vote is one (awful).

Title (Brazil): "Os Famosos e os Duendes da Morte" ("The Famous and the Goblins of the Death")


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