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The Prophet of Hunger (1970)

O Profeta da Fome (original title)
The story of a fakir who works in a decadent circus. He and his colleagues do weirder numbers each day to attract audience, and warrant their survival. The numbers resemble a horror-show ... See full summary »

Director:

Maurice Capovila
5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
José Mojica Marins José Mojica Marins ... Fakir Ali Khan
Maurício do Valle Maurício do Valle ... Lion Tamer
Julia Miranda Julia Miranda ... Maria
Sérgio Hingst Sérgio Hingst ... Dom José (circus owner)
Joffre Soares Joffre Soares ... Priest
Adauto Santos Adauto Santos
Eládio Brito Eládio Brito
Flávio Império Flávio Império
Lenoir Bittencourt Lenoir Bittencourt
Mário Lima Mário Lima
Angelo Mataran Angelo Mataran
Luiz Abreu Luiz Abreu
Jean-Claude Bernardet Jean-Claude Bernardet
Hamilton de Almeida Hamilton de Almeida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wilson Evangelista Wilson Evangelista
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Storyline

The story of a fakir who works in a decadent circus. He and his colleagues do weirder numbers each day to attract audience, and warrant their survival. The numbers resemble a horror-show and they get marginalized. Through fable and allegory, reality turns stronger and stronger, and more absurd. Written by <lukejoplin@infolink.com.br>

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

June 1970 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Nälän profeetta See more »

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Mono
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Ôlho por Ôlho
Written by Adauto Santos
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