Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz
Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz is the 1984 entry in the Brazilian comedy film series Os Trapalhões. This is a parody of The Wizard of Oz, it was directed by Vitor Lustosa. It injects elements and actors of Cinema Novo into family film to direct attention to the ongoing drought in the Northeast, an issue that remains unresolved, it was shot in the city of Orós, in the state of Ceará. In addition to the regular members of Os Trapalhões—Renato Aragão, Dedé Santana and Zacarias—, Xuxa Meneghel, José Dumont, Joffre Soares, Arnaud Rodrigues, who wrote the songs appeared. Santana played the Cowardly Lion, a sheriff, Zacarias played the Scarecrow, Mussum played Vat, a cachaça-filled variation on the Tin Woodman. Xuxa plays Aninha. Aragão plays his regular protagonist, Didi Mocó. Soares, best known for his work in Cinema Novo, plays a judge who sentences Didi's fellow tramps Soró and Tatu to jail for stealing bread, while the Sheriff keeps Didi, the Scarecrow, Vat in his charge to find water for the town.
It is said that certain unusual sertanejos will come to the town and save them, the travellers fit the bill, at least as an excuse to get rid of them and the cowardly sheriff. All of the town's water is on the lush estate of Colonel Ferreira, who rations it, tries to seduce Aninha with no success; the Wizard of Oróz sends them to retrieve a water-spitting monster, in fact a giant faucet, that washerwomen in Rio de Janeiro utilize. The film is noted for its parody of the opening scene of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, for the cameo appearance of Tony Tornado as the leader of the vultures that terrorize the Scarecrow until they are eaten by the Tramps, it shows Aragão's religious side—in the film, he kisses the feet of the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, though he wanted to kiss the hand, the film depicts scenes of the Virgin Mary, played by Bia Seidl, riding upon a donkey to Bethlehem. Rodrigo de Oliveira in his criticism for the Website Papo de Cinema wrote: "The year 1983 was problematic for the Trapalhões.
Six months after the fight, the quartet was again together, coproducing his new movie The split seems to have helped Directed by Dedé Santana and Victor Lustosa, the musical is one of the high moments of the movie troupe. Renato Aragão as Didi Mocó Dedé Santana as Cowardly Lion Mussum as Tin Woodman Zacarias as Scarecrow Xuxa Meneghel as Aninha Dary Reis as the Wizard of Oróz José Dumont as Tatu Arnaud Rodrigues as Soró Maurício do Valle as Colonel Ferreira Joffre Soares as Judge Tony Tornado as Vulture's líder Roberto Guilherme as Merchant Dino Santana as Beatus of Desert Bia Seidl as Virgin Mary Fernando José Wilson Viana Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz on IMDb
Vidas Secas (film)
Vidas Secas is a 1963 Brazilian drama film directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos, based on the 1938 novel of the same name by Graciliano Ramos. It tells the story of a poverty-stricken family in the dry Brazilian northeast; the film stars Orlando Macedo, Maria Ribeiro and Jofre Soares. It is one of the key films in the Brazilian Cinema Novo movement, it was entered into the 1964 Cannes Film Festival. Átila Iório - Fabiano Maria Ribeiro - Sinhá Vitória Orlando Macedo - Soldado Amarelo Joffre Soares - Fazendeiro Gilvan Lima - Boy Genivaldo Lima - Boy Vidas Secas on IMDb
Antônio Abujamra was a Brazilian theatre and television director and actor. Majored in journalism and philosophy at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in 1957, he started a career as a theater critic while directed and acted his own plays for university theater. Professionally, he debuted as a theatre director in 1961, as an actor in 1987, acting in both theatre and television. In 1989, he became known nationally by his role as Ravengar in Rede Globo's telenovela Que Rei Sou Eu?, which became his most known role. In that same year, Abujamra won the Best Actor Award at the Gramado Film Festival for his role in the film Festa. From 2000 onward, he was the presenter of TV Cultura's interview program Provocações. Carlota Joaquina, Princess of Brazil Terra Nostra Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion Começar de Novo Poder Paralelo Assalto ao Banco Central Brichos – A Floresta é Nossa Corações Feridos Antônio Abujamra on IMDb
Walmor de Souza Chagas was a Brazilian actor. He appeared in more than 50 films and television shows between 1965 and 2013. São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima Xica da Silva Asa Branca: Um Sonho Brasileiro Luz del Fuego Sonho Meu Memórias Póstumas Esperança Caminhos do Coração A Favorita A Coleção Invisível Chagas died on 18 January 2013, in his home in Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, he was found with a bullet wound in the head. It is believed. Walmor Chagas on IMDb
Palmeira dos Índios
Palmeira dos Índios is a municipality located in the western of the Brazilian state of Alagoas. As of 2010, it has a population of around 70,000; the city is situated on Alagoas backwood region. The Brazilian writer, Graciliano Ramos, was its mayor in 1927, it is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios. Fernando Iório Rodrigues Media related to Palmeira dos Índios at Wikimedia Commons
Francisco "Chico" Díaz Rocha is a Mexican-born Brazilian actor. Francisco Díaz Rocha was born in Mexico City, he is the son of Juan Díaz Bordenave, a Paraguayan journalist and pedagogue, Maria Cândida, a Brazilian translator. He was raised in Rio de Janeiro, where their parents decided to live in 1968, he was married to actress Cecília Santana. He is married to actress Sílvia Buarque, with whom he has a daughter called Irene. Gabriela, Cravo e Canela Quilombo Avaete, Seed of Revenge The Man in the Black Cape Where the River Runs Black The Third Bank of the River Perfumed Ball Força de um Desejo Mango Yellow The Forest América Sonhos de Peixe Paraíso Tropical A Favorita O Contador de Histórias Gabriela Chico Díaz on IMDb
José Dumont is a Brazilian TV and movie actor, best known for his role as the family father in Behind the Sun, an award-winning film of director Walter Salles. More he has been lionised for his role as the slick artist agent-entrepreneur in the movie 2 Filhos de Francisco. Born in the state of Paraíba, in Brazilian Northeast, Dumont has the typical physique du rôle of its inhabitants, because of this is chosen for interpreting them, he began his award-studded acting career in the theater and cinema, in 1975. He became better known throughout the country by his noted participation in the films Lúcio Flávio – Passageiro da Agonia, directed by Hector Babenco in 1977, Gaijin, directed by Tizuka Yamasaki, in 1980, his first awards came in 1979, as the best actor in the film festivals of Gramado and Brasília, in O Homem que Virou Suco, directed by João Batista de Andrade, in the film festival of Cuba. In 2004 he was again awarded as best actor in Narradores de Javé. Dumont is very much sought after as an actor in TV series and soap operas.
He is in the permanent cast of Rede Globo. His most noted appearances were in América, Terra Nostra, Tocaia Grande, Guerra Sem Fim, Amazônia, A História de Ana Raio e Zé Trovão, Grande Sertão: Veredas, Corpo a Corpo, Padre Cícero, Fernando da Gata, Bandidos da Falange and Lampião e Maria Bonita, this last being his first TV appearance, with a role as lieutenant Zé Rufino in the story about the bandit Lampião. Tungstênio – Seu Nery Era o Hotel Cambridge – Apolo Trash – A Esperança vem do Lixo – Carlos A Hora e a Vez de Augusto Matraga – Padre Zequiel O Sonho de Inacim – Miguel 2 Filhos de Francisco Cidade Baixa – Lower City Olga Narradores de Javé – The Storytellers Abril Despedaçado – Behind the Sun At Play in the Fields of the Lord Running Out of Luck A Hora da Estrela – Hour of the Star Avaete, Seed of Revenge Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz – The Tramps and the Wizard of Oróz Memórias do Cárcere – Memoirs of Prison O Homem que Virou Suco Gaijin - Os Caminhos da Liberdade – Gaijin, a Brazilian Odissey Colonel Delmiro Gouveia Lúcio Flávio, o Passageiro da Agonia Morte e Vida Severina 2016 Velho Chico – Zé Pirangueiro 2015 I Love Paraisópolis – Seu Expedito Rufinno 2014 Milagres de Jesus – Job 2013 Dona Xepa – Esmeraldino Losano 2012 O Milagre dos Pássaros – Capitão Lindolfo Ezequiel 2012 Fora de Controle – Macieiro 2010 Ribeirão do Tempo – Romeu Fulgêncio 2008 Os Mutantes - Caminhos do Coração – Teófilo Magalhães 2007 Caminhos do Coração – Teófilo Magalhães 2007 Luz do Sol – Fausto 2006 Cidadão Brasileiro – Benvindo Ferraz 2005 América – Bóia 1999 Terra Nostra – Batista 1997 Mandacaru – Teco 1995 Tocaia Grande – Né Cachorrão 1993 Guerra sem Fim – Penteado 1991 Amazônia – Raimundo 1990 A História de Ana Raio e Zé Trovão – Mané Coxo 1990 Rosa dos Rumos – Antenor 1990 Pantanal – Gil 1988 Olho por Olho – Eurípedes Peçanha 1987 Carmem – Aluísio 1985 Grande sertão: veredas – Zé Bebelo 1985 De Quina pra Lua – Cróvis/Peixoto 1984 Corpo a Corpo – Darci 1984 Padre Cícero – Franco Rabelo 1983 Fernando da Gata – Fernando da Gata 1983 Bandidos da Falange – Valdir 1982 Lampião e Maria Bonita – Tenente Zé Rufino 1981 Morte e Vida Severina – Severino Candango Trophy, from Brasilia Festival 1998:'Best Actor", for"Kenoma" 1985:'Best Actor", for"Starring Hour" 1980:'Best Actor", for"The Man Who Turned Juice"Kikito de Ouro, of the Gramado Festival 1984:'Best Actor", for"The Ghostly Bahian" 1981:'Best Actor", for"The Man Who Turned Juice" 1980:'Best actor", for"Gaijin – the paths of freedom"Havana Festival 1980:'Best Actor", for"The Phantom Bahian"Brazilian Film Festival of Miami 1999:'Best Actor", for"Kenoma"APCA Trophy 1999:'Best Actor", for"Kenoma" José Dumont on IMDb José Dumont.
Biography. CAFRI Cinema site