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Brazilian Western (2013)

Faroeste Caboclo (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 31 May 2013 (Brazil)
Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories ... See full summary »

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René Sampaio

Writers:

Victor Atherino (screenplay), Marcos Bernstein (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fabrício Boliveira ... João de Santo Cristo
Isis Valverde ... Maria Lúcia
Felipe Abib Felipe Abib ... Jeremias
Antonio Calloni Antonio Calloni ... Marco Aurélio
Marcos Paulo ... Ney
Cinara Leal Cinara Leal ... Teresa
Giuliano Manfredini Giuliano Manfredini ... Convidado da festa
Rodrigo Pandolfo Rodrigo Pandolfo ... Beto
Juliana Lohmann Juliana Lohmann ... Cris
Léo Rosa Léo Rosa ... Telmo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrade Júnior Andrade Júnior
César Troncoso ... Pablo
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Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics The adaptation precipitated a both social and romantic drama with a tragic ending. Focusing on the love story of outlaw Joao do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lucia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s. In a clash of interest, drug dealers and the police conflict with one another,while the end of the military dictatorship in the Capital of Brazil, Brasilia takes place. The wanderings and tedium of a young rocker, who lived in a city still being built, are the backdrop for this story. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

31 May 2013 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,823,201
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The movie is inspired by the song "Faroeste Caboclo" by the brazilian rock band Legião Urbana. The song was written by Renato Russo in 1979, but it was only released in 1987. See more »

Soundtracks

Faroeste Caboclo
Written by Renato Russo
Performed by Legião Urbana
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Good movie
2 June 2013 | by wel2005See all my reviews

Faroeste Caboclo is the most beautiful Brazilian movie I saw this year: the images and editing are eye popping and the soundtrack is pretty. René Sampaio, in his first movie, shows an exemplary technical finesse (a young talent from the advertising): the camera work is dynamics and the visual effects are convincing. Fabricio Boliveira, who plays the main character, has has strong stage presence and the new black actor to follow. Being a familiar story, the film did not surprise us - we know what will happen. The impact would be greater if it were not for this "detail". Fans of Renato has the history of Santo Cristo, the character, in their head; René Sampaio made ​​his version competently.


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