Opera do Malandro (1986)

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Movie Info

This lush Brazilian musical is based on a stage musical by Chico Buarque. Set in Rio, it tells the story of a gangster who dreams of moving to America until he meets a gorgeous local girl.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
MK2 Productions

Cast

Edson Celulari
as Max Overseas
Claudia Ohana
as Ludmila Struedel
Elba Ramalho
as Margot
Ney Latorraca
as Tigrao
Fábio Sabag
as Otto Strudell
Wilson Grey
as Satiro Bilhar
Maria Sílvia
as Victoria Strudell
Claudia Gimenez
as Fiorella
Andreia Dantas
as Fichinha
Ilva Niño
as Doris Pelanca
Zenaide
as Dorinha Tubao
Djenane Machado
as Shirley Paquete
Katia Bronstein
as Mimi Bibelo
Ilva Nina
as Doris Pelanca
Luthero Luiz
as Porfirio
Lutero Luiz
as Porfirio
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Critic Reviews for Opera do Malandro

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Ópera do Malandro is way more Love's Labour's Lost than Moulin Rouge!, both in formal execution and in its awkward orientation to World War II. The film means to be ersatz but perhaps not this much.

Full Review… | July 14, 2011
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