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They Don't Wear Black Tie (1981)

Eles Não Usam Black-Tie (original title)
Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism.

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Leon Hirszman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gianfrancesco Guarnieri ... Otávio
Fernanda Montenegro ... Romana
Carlos Alberto Riccelli ... Tião
Bete Mendes ... Maria
Lélia Abramo
Milton Gonçalves ... Bráulio
Rafael de Carvalho
Francisco Milani ... Santini
Flávio Guarnieri ... Chiquinho
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
João Acaiabe João Acaiabe
Gésio Amadeu
Maurício Amalfi Maurício Amalfi
José Araújo José Araújo
Jalusa Barcelos Jalusa Barcelos
Fernando Bezerra Fernando Bezerra
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Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism.

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

18 April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ei nu poartă ţinută de seară See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Milton Gonçalves is the only actor to reprise the same role he originated in the 1958 play. Gianfrancesco Guarnieri originally played Tião and Lélia Abramo played Romana. See more »

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Great Brazilian Movie
17 June 2018 | by maralvimmmSee all my reviews

A film with great national actors, shows the maturity of the people, the shock of generations, and principles in improving working conditions, an engaging and beautiful film, highly recommended.

The filmmaker Leon Hirszman, who was a great documentarist, made few films, but great, I quote from São Bernardo in 1972. As protagonists we have the great Gianfrancesco Guarnieri (The Quatrilho of 1995) and Fernanda Montenegro (Central of Brazil in 1995).


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