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Diamantino (2018)

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Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carloto Cotta ... Diamantino Matamouros
Cleo Tavares Cleo Tavares ... Aisha Brito
Anabela Moreira Anabela Moreira ... Sonia Matamouros
Margarida Moreira Margarida Moreira ... Natasha Matamouros
Carla Maciel ... Dr. Lamborghini
Chico Chapas Chico Chapas ... Chico Matamouros
Hugo Santos Silva Hugo Santos Silva ... Mouro
Joana Barrios Joana Barrios ... Minister Ferro
Filipe Vargas Filipe Vargas ... Helena Guerra
Maria Leite ... Lucia
Manuela Moura Guedes Manuela Moura Guedes ... Gisele
Djucu Dabo Djucu Dabo ... Refugee Woman
Leandro Vieira Leandro Vieira ... Goalkeeper
Vitor Alves da Silva Vitor Alves da Silva ... Football Announcer (voice)
Elisabete Pedreira Elisabete Pedreira ... TV Reporter (voice)
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Storyline

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius. Written by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt

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Country:

Portugal | France | Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tristes Monroes See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,412, 26 May 2019

Gross USA:

$70,088

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$235,041
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

An entire mock underwear campaign featuring Carloto Cotta was created and images were used in the film itself and in the marketing campaign. It is a satirical representation of the numerous underwear photo-shoots done by Cristian Ronaldo and Carloto Cotta similarly appears in tight white underwear with muscles flexed, oiled and glistening for the camera. The film-makers said they had a lot of fun making all these fake ad campaigns and also created a lot of Diamantino swag like jerseys, bed-sheets, portraits etc to represent the narcissism and commercialization of a famous sport star. See more »

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I Love You Always Forever
Written by Donna Lewis
Performed by Donna Lewis
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The occasional nice rear and flat abs does not make for a worthy film
11 June 2019 | by ccorral419See all my reviews

Some film reviews require very few words to explain what a waste of movie viewing time a film can be. "Dimantino," by director/writers Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt, is one of those films. Dubbed a "gay film," this subject matter was almost impossible to find anywhere in the film. Sure, Dimantino (Carloto Cotta), with those soccer player flat abs, is a cutie who eventually the audience gets to see nude from the rear, "butt" the occasional nice rear and flat abs does not make for a worthy film. Especially when the storyline includes seeing fluffy puppies on the soccer filed, money laundering, cheesy mean-girl sisters (Anabela and Marardia Moreira), sale of their brothers DNA to Dr. Lamborghini (Cara Maciel), a corny mad scientist lab, adoption of a refugee child (Cloe Tavares) - who is obviously an adult, and a commercial shoot that encourages separation from the EU, and well you get the picture. It's hard to believe this film won 2018 Cannes Film Festival "Critics Week Grand Prize" and Cine Ceara National Film Festival "Feature Film Trophy" Awards. Don't waste you time here!


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