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Macunaima

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Born a fully grown black man in a village in the Brazilian jungle, Macunaima (Grande Otelo) later magically transforms into a white man (Paulo José) before making an adventure-filled trip to the city of Sao Paulo. Once there, he becomes something of a dandy, falling in love with Ci (Dina Sfat), a revolutionary who dies in an accidental bombing. After robbing a ruthless industrialist, Macunaima returns to his village where he finds his newly acquired knowledge and possessions of little use.

Cast: Jardel Filho , Joana Fomm , Paulo José , Grande Otelo , Dina Sfat , Milton Gonçalves , Rodolfo Arena , Wilza Carla

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade

Genres: Comedy

Macunaima (1969)

Release Date: January 1st, 1969|1 hr. 40 min.

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