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Bingo: The King of the Mornings (2017)

Bingo: O Rei das Manhãs (original title)
Based on a true story, "Bingo" is a film about the man behind the mask. Augusto is an actor hungry for a place in the spotlight, following the footsteps of his mother, a stage artist in the... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Rezende

Writers:

Luiz Bolognesi, Fabio Meira (collaborating writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vladimir Brichta ... Augusto Mendes / Bingo
Leandra Leal Leandra Leal ... Lúcia
Tainá Müller ... Angélica
Augusto Madeira Augusto Madeira ... Vasconcelos
Ana Lúcia Torre ... Marta Mendes
Cauã Martins Cauã Martins ... Gabriel Mendes
Pedro Bial Pedro Bial ... Armando
Domingos Montagner Domingos Montagner ... Palhaço Aparício
Fernando Sampaio Fernando Sampaio ... Palhaço Nando
Raul Barretto Raul Barretto ... Dono do Circo
Soren Hellerup Soren Hellerup ... Peter Olsen
Ricardo Ciciliano Ricardo Ciciliano ... Cláudio Ricardo
Emanuelle Araújo ... Gretchen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wally Araújo Wally Araújo ... Assistente de Direção Programa do Bingo
Roberto Audio Roberto Audio ... Pastor
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Storyline

Based on a true story, "Bingo" is a film about the man behind the mask. Augusto is an actor hungry for a place in the spotlight, following the footsteps of his mother, a stage artist in the 50's. While starring in soft porn and soap operas he finally gets the chance to conquer the crowds when he is cast as "BINGO", a television host clown. With his irreverent humor and natural talent, the show is a big hit, but a clause on his contract forbids him to reveal his true identity. Augusto becomes an anonymous celebrity. With makeup on, he brings happiness to children across the country but not to his own son Gabriel, that sees his father distancing himself in search of recognition. Filled with irony and humor and an exaggerated pop look from the backstage universe of the Brazilian 80's television, the film tells the incredible and surreal story of a man that whilst looking for his artistic value, finds his personal decay. Written by TMV

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

24 August 2017 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Bingo: The King of the Mornings See more »

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Budget:

BRL 8,500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Arlindo Barreto, who inspired the character Augusto / Bingo appears in the scene that the leading character is kicked out the Award Party by two security guards. Arlindo asks: "who is this guy?". See more »

Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 17 December 2017 (2017) See more »

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Casanova
Written by Ritchie, & Bernardo Vilhena
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Conga la Conga
25 August 2017 | by valenngamesSee all my reviews

This is the best movie of the year so far. I'm from Brazil and this movie makes me hopeful about Brazilian cinema. This is the first movie of Daniel Rezende and he does an incredibly work here, he perfectly combines humor and drama, it is a very sentimental movie and only because of the perfect performance of Vladimir Brichta, he is a very complex character which has a very powerful fight against his own demons. All The supporting characters are great as well


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