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Film Info
O mandarim

Film Information

Exhibition Title O mandarim
English Title The Mandarin
Director Júlio Bressane
Year 1995
Format 35 mm
Colour Color
Duration 97'
  • Fernando Eiras, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Raphael Rabello
  • G, P: Júlio Bressane
  • F: José Tadeu Ribeiro
  • E: Gilberto Santeiro
  • DA: Roberto Granja
  • S: Toninho Murici
  • M: Lívio Tragtenberg
  • CP: Júlio Bressane Produções Cinematográficas, Video Track
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A fictional musical about the history of popular Brazilian music since the first half of the century, it focuses on the mythical figure of the singer Mário Reis and his lonely and mysterious life and special repertoire. Reis was very popular in the clubs of his home town Rio de Janeiro, especially in the Copacabana Pálace. The story is told using important Brazilian singers and composers such as Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Edu Lobo, Raphael Rabello, Chico Buarque and Caetano Veloso, who are not only present as actors, but are also responsible for eighty percent of the soundtrack.


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