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Minha Mãe é uma Peça: O Filme (2013)

After another spat with her kids, Dona Hermínia decides to take some time off from them and hides away in her aunt's house, where she reminisces about her kids in an age when they still needed her.

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André Pellenz

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Paulo Gustavo (inspired by the works of), Paulo Gustavo (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paulo Gustavo Paulo Gustavo ... Dona Hermínia
Rodrigo Pandolfo Rodrigo Pandolfo ... Juliano
Mariana Xavier ... Marcelina
Alexandra Richter Alexandra Richter ... Iesa
Ingrid Guimarães Ingrid Guimarães ... Soraia
Suely Franco Suely Franco ... Tia Zélia
Herson Capri Herson Capri ... Carlos Alberto
Samantha Schmütz Samantha Schmütz ... Waldéia
Mônica Martelli Mônica Martelli ... Mônica
Malu Valle Malu Valle ... Dona Lourdes
Bruno Bebianno Bruno Bebianno ... Garib
Renata Ricci Renata Ricci ... Andrea
Gabriel Galvão Gabriel Galvão ... André Luiz criança
Ana Karolina Lannes Ana Karolina Lannes ... Marcelina criança
Augusto César Jr. Augusto César Jr. ... Juliano criança
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Film version of the hit play, the film follows the misadventures of Dona Herminia, a middle-aged, retired mother of three whose biggest concern are her kids. Well, used to be, now that they're practically grown up, they don't exactly need their mothers often overwhelming attention, which is the cause of much confusion. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

21 June 2013 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Minha Mãe é uma Peça See more »

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Budget:

BRL 5,500,000 (estimated)
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Cata os Coquinhos
Written, arranged, produced and mixed by Plínio Profeta
Cello by Luciano Correa
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Nice, flawed and sometimes cheesy, but funny.
25 June 2013 | by ricardopthomazSee all my reviews

It's been a while since I last saw a Brazilian comedy. The fact is that most of comedies in my country just don't add up, they are just generic Globo TV "quality" formulas that are simply awful!! By word of mouth I decided to ignore my skepticism, take a deep breath and check this one out, and guess what? I had fun! I mean... I didn't watch the most brilliant comedy of my life, and it's still pretty generic, but it was better than most comedies that comes out in Brazil! There are flaws, and situations that just makes you cringe, but in general terms, I laughed, I had a good time with it.

It's the kind of movie that illustrates the everyday problematic Brazilian family, there are stereotypes of Brazilian people in every direction you look at. So yeah, that's why I let that one pass. I could easily identify some very regular situations that I already seen around in my city with other families and I have to admit, the characters were mostly very likable, specially the mother! So yeah, it's a nice Brazilian comedy. Again, you won't have the laugher of your life, but you'll still have a good time with your friends and relatives.


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