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The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told in this biopic film with energetic and pulsating rhythm.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andréia Horta ... Elis Regina
Gustavo Machado Gustavo Machado ... Ronaldo Bôscoli
Caco Ciocler ... César Camargo Mariano
Zécarlos Machado Zécarlos Machado ... Romeu
Lúcio Mauro Filho Lúcio Mauro Filho ... Miéle
Ícaro Silva Ícaro Silva ... Jair Rodrigues
Júlio Andrade ... Lennie Dale (as Julio Andrade)
Isabel Wilker ... Nara Leão
Natallia Rodrigues Natallia Rodrigues ... Beth
Rodrigo Pandolfo Rodrigo Pandolfo ... Nelson Motta
César Troncoso ... Marcos Lázaro
Bruce Gomlevsky Bruce Gomlevsky ... Henfil
Alex Teix Alex Teix ... Armando Pittigliani
Eucir de Souza Eucir de Souza ... Samuel
Mauricio Stip Mauricio Stip ... Apresentador TV
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The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told in this biopic film with energetic and pulsating rhythm.

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

24 November 2016 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Elis, la voz de Brasil See more »

Filming Locations:

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When he met and married Elis, César Camargo Mariano did not wear a beard (as in the film). See more »

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Edited into Elis: Viver é Melhor que Sonhar (2019) See more »

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Written by Edu Lobo
Performed by Nara Leão
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An offense to Brazilian cinema and music
26 November 2016 | by franciscoleao13See all my reviews

A great assortment of badly told facts, actors who dub the studio song and a sad vision about Elis Regina. In all, a story badly told. Unless you already know the characters, mostly famous Brazilian musicians, I believe it is really hard to understand what is happening and their motivations. For instance, Elis Regina seems to be a happy young singer who suddenly turns into a spoiled unhappy house-wife. She then starting drinking, taking stuff (unclear what she takes, such a superficial approach…) and then she dies.

The main actress tried hard, but could only imitate the laughter of Elis, which she did all the time, even when it did not make sense.

Whoever made this film clearly was based on the same research of the musical (that's a good one) and does not like Elis Regina.


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