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Compasso de Espera (1969)

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Antunes Filho's Em Compasso de Espera is a film which promotes the idea of race equality by means of showing various struggles that the main hero has to go through. Black self awareness in ... See full summary »

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Antunes Filho

Writers:

Antunes Filho (screenplay), Antunes Filho (story)
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After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Zózimo Bulbul Zózimo Bulbul ... Jorge
Renée de Vielmond ... Cristina
Elida Gay Palmer Elida Gay Palmer ... Ema (as Elida Palmer)
Karin Rodrigues Karin Rodrigues ... Ingrid
Léa Garcia Léa Garcia ... Zefa
Antonio Pitanga Antonio Pitanga ... Astis
Stênio Garcia ... Radar
Augusto Barone Augusto Barone ... Dr.Macedo
Caetano Gherardi Caetano Gherardi ... Bonalei
Cléa Simões ... Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geraldo Decourt Geraldo Decourt
Dorothy Leirner Dorothy Leirner
Flávio Porto Flávio Porto
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Antunes Filho's Em Compasso de Espera is a film which promotes the idea of race equality by means of showing various struggles that the main hero has to go through. Black self awareness in Brazil triggered social conflicts that were a large part of the countries history. The film director wants to illustrate some of those conflicts through the prism of his characters.

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Also Known As:

Zirkel des Wartens See more »

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