Malasartes e o Duelo com a Morte
"Malasartes e o Duelo com a Morte" is a comedy about the adventures of Pedro Malasartes, a traditional Ibero-American folklore character that lives by swindling. The trickster, Malasartes, will have to face two great enemies: Próspero, who will do anything to impede such a lazy, cowardly person like Malasartes from dating his sister, Áurea; and Death incarnated, who wants to ...
Where do you draw the line between fact and fiction in one man's life? That's the issue confronting an art expert delving into the biography of a painter who drowned 50 years ago, whose presence suddenly makes itself felt through the appearance of a contemporary friend.
A young architect embarking upon his first major project is unexpectedly brought face to face with dark secrets from his ancestral past.
During World War II, looking up the Mountain, in Italy, a Brazilian Expeditionary Force - FEB - mines weeping platoon is hit by a panic-attack that sets them running aimlessly right in the middle of 'no man's land'. Desperate cold and hungry, the ill-prepared soldiers have to choose between facing military court or delve deeper into enemy lines. After a ...
Paulo Coelho’s Best Story
Paulo Coelho is the world’s most translated living author, his books having sold over 165 million copies. But he was not always the inspirational global phenomenon he is today. Like the heroes in his spiritual classics THE ALCHEMIST and THE PILGRIMAGE, he long-searched for his calling, flirting with death, escaping madness, falling in love, and making rock ’n’ roll history ...
In 1980, best friends Juliano and Joaquin join the gold rush at Serra Pelada, Bald Mountain, a mountain town near the mighty Amazon river. As the town grows in numbers, it also sees an explosion in violent crime and pollution. Soon the friends' dreams of hitting the jack pot are shattered. Winner of the 2014 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize.
A group of literature-loving friends bury letters to be opened 10 years later when they will confront the dreams of their youth with what the future has held in store for them.
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