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Father's Chair (2012)

A Busca (original title)
A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing.

Director:

Luciano Moura
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wagner Moura ... Theo Gadelha
Lima Duarte ... Theo's Father
Mariana Lima ... Branca
Brás Antunes ... Pedro
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lucas de Araujo Lucas de Araujo ... China - garoto carona
Gabriel Marin Gabriel Marin ... Branco - Menino (as Gabriel de Marin)
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Storyline

A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing.

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

15 March 2013 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Father's Chair See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,839,839
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Globo Filmes, O2 Filmes See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The music playing when Wagner Moura enters his father's house is the overture from Tannhauser by Wagner (which are in the credits). The legend and opera of Tannhauser are about pilgrimage, reconciliation and redemption. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Programa do Jô: Episode dated 5 March 2013 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Olha Pra Mim
Authors (Autores): Beto Villares and Arnaldo Antunes
Performed by (Interpréte): Arnaldo Antunes, Brás Antunes (as Brás Moreau Antunes), Beto Villares
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A good story
21 October 2019 | by heinzrogelSee all my reviews

A good story is not its storyline, a story is its theme. The theme may hide behind the plot and only gradually show up.

This movie tells a good story. Its storyline follows a father who is looking for his runaway son. The theme behind it is the structure of the Brazilian society, the separation of the bourgeois class from the poor, the destitute, the hopeless. You should see it, even if it's only the Portuguese version. No, you should try to see it just because it IS the Portuguese version.


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