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Two Sons of Francisco (2005)

2 Filhos de Francisco: A História de Zezé di Camargo & Luciano (original title)
The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.

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Breno Silveira
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ângelo Antônio Ângelo Antônio ... Francisco José de Camargo
Dira Paes ... Helena Siqueira de Camargo
Márcio Kieling Márcio Kieling ... Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Thiago Mendonça Thiago Mendonça ... Welson / Luciano Camargo
Paloma Duarte ... Zilu
Dablio Moreira Dablio Moreira ... Young Mirosmar / Zezé Di Camargo
Marcos Henrique Marcos Henrique ... Emival
Natália Lage Natália Lage ... Cleide
Wigor Lima Wigor Lima ... Young Welson / Luciano Camargo
Zezé di Camargo Zezé di Camargo ... Himself
Luciano Camargo Luciano Camargo ... Himself (as Luciano)
Jackson Antunes Jackson Antunes ... Zé do Fole
José Dumont José Dumont ... Miranda
Lima Duarte ... Benedito
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emanoel Camargo Emanoel Camargo ... Himself
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Storyline

The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

19 August 2005 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Sons of Francisco See more »

Filming Locations:

Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

BRL5,900,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,522,680
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Broke the record of highest-grossing film ever made in Brazil previously held by Xuxa in Crystal Moon (1990), starred by Xuxa. See more »

Goofs

When Welson is arriving in São Paulo (in the 1980s), a Mercedes Sprinter van (released in the late 1990s) is visible through a rear-view mirror. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Copa de Elite (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

O Lavrador
Performed by Wanessa Camargo and Nando Reis
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Incredibly beautiful
17 November 2006 | by renyipiaoliuSee all my reviews

A perfect story with wonderful music. Based on a true story, it showed us the bittersweet struggling path of the duet. Such a well-told story, and so many musical treasures made it simply a must see!

Brazil is a rich country when music tradition is concerned. And every successful musician has a story to tell. This is one of them, tells us how music changes life and how life enriches music.

I love folk music and the Brazil music is a major factor when I picked up this DVD. It does have a great number pieces of beautiful music flowing through the movie, which are far beyond most of the musical movies I've ever seen. Moreover, it is a good drama at the same time. The emotions, the feelings, the lives of all characters are well expressed.

Go see it whenever and wherever you can find it. I bet you'll love it like I do.

Highly recommended!!

In my own opinion, it will certainly win the best foreign film in this year's Oscar.


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