Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

    Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

    By Brazzil Magazine

    PLAYS
    RIO

    E Aí, Comeu? (Tell Me, Did You Screw Her?)—Comedy. All the
    locker-room talk among men. By Marcelo Rubens Paiva. Directed by Rafael Ponzi, with Felipe
    Camargo and Marcus Winter. Teatro Clara Nunes.

    Arte (Art)—Comedy. The rough time men have to deal with their own
    anxieties and their relationship with other male. By Yasmina Reza, directed by Mauro Rasi,
    with Paulo Goulart, Paulo Gorgulho, and Pedro Paulo Rangel. Teatro das Artes.

    Orgasmo Telepático (Telepathic Orgasm)—Comedy. Woman writer takes
    stock of her own life in an insomniac night and without electricity to boot.

    Written and directed by Regiana Antonini, with Nina de Pádua and Beth Lamas. Teatro
    Villa-Lobos.

    Bonifácio Bilhões (Billions Bonifácio)—Comedy. Two people dispute
    a $4 billion prize. Written and directed by João Bethencourt, with Bemvindo Sequeira, and
    Jandir Ferrari. Teatro Sesi.

    Uma Noite na Lua (A Night on the Moon)—Comedy. Monologue. A
    playwright has to write a play overnight, but he only can think about his wife who has
    just left him. Written and directed by João Falcão, with Marco Nanini. Teatro dos
    Quatro.

    A Dona da História (History’s Mistress)—Comedy. A woman’s life and
    all her choices. Written and directed by João Falcão, with Marieta Severo and Andréa
    Beltrão. Teatro do Leblon.

    SÀO PAULO

    Caixa 2 (Hidden Cash)—Comedy. By mistake, a bank clerk transfers $10
    million to the wrong account. Directed by Juca de Oliveira, directed by Fauzi Arap, with
    Juca de Oliveira, Fúlvio Stefanini, Suzy Rêgo, and André Garolli. Teatro Jardel Filho.

    O Nome do Sujeito (The Guy’s Name)—Drama. The soul commerce in mid
    19th century in Recife, state of Pernambuco. Directed by Sérgio de Carvalho and Márcio
    Marciano with Companhia do Latão. Teatro de Arena Eugênio Kusnet.

    Procura-se uma Rosa (Looking for a Rose)—Drama. Little dramas in a
    police station while cops wait for a young man who lost his bride at railroad station
    Central do Brasil. Written by Vinícius de Moraes, directed by Frederico Foroni, with
    Aline Ferraz, Daniel Dottori and Ernesto Valença. ECA/USP Teatro Laboratório.

    Trair e Coçar, É Só Começar (Betraying and Scratching, You Just Have
    to Start)—Comedy. The crazy adventures of Olímpia, a blundering maid. Written by
    Marcos Caruso, directed by Attílio Riccó, with Clarisse Derzié, Roberto Pirillo and
    Denis Derkian. Teatro Imprensa.

    O Analista de Bagé (Bagé’s Psychoanalyst)—Comedy. Group therapy
    with a no-nonsense and non-orthodox psychoanalyst. By Luís Fernando Veríssimo. Adapted
    and directed by Cláudio Cunha. With Cláudio Cunha, Melissa Mell and Cláudio Filho.
    Maksoud Plaza.

    MOVIES:

    Just-released American movies: Elizabeth (Elizabeth), The Game (Vidas em
    Jogo), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (Eu Ainda Sei o Que Vocês Fizeram no Verão
    Passado), Shakespeare in love (Shakespeare Apaixonado), Gods and Monsters (Deuses e
    Monstros), Dial M for Murder (Disque M para Matar), Patch Adams (Patch Adams: O Amor É
    Contagioso)

    A Hora Mágica (The Magic Hour)—Brazil/1998—Comedy. In the 50s
    radio star gets involved by a woman in a web of intrigue. By Guilherme de Almeida Prado,
    with Raul Gazolla, Júlia Lemmertz, Maitê Proença, and José Lewgoy.

    Contos de Lígia (Lígia Tales)—Brazil/1998—Drama. Adaptation
    of three short stories by writer Lygia Fagundes Telles to the screen. Directed by Del
    Rangel, with Gianfrancesco Guarnieri and Natália Thimberg.

    Central do Brasil (Central Station)—Brazil/1998—Drama. A
    woman who writes letters to illiterate people for a living together with a little boy goes
    looking for his father. Directed by Walter Salles, with Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de
    Oliveira and Marília Pêra.

    La Vita È Bella (A Vida É Bela)—Italy/1997—Comedy-drama.
    A Jewish man taken to a concentration camp uses his imagination to hide from son the
    Holocaust’s horrors. By Roberto Benigni, with Roberto Benigni, Giorgio Cantarini, and
    Nicoletta Braschi.

    Hana-bi (Hana-bi: Fogos de Artifício)—Japan/1997——Drama.
    By Takeshi Kitano, with Takeshi Kitano and Kaiko Kishimoto. Detective has a hard time
    dealing with his own rage after a friend is shot on duty.

    Le Feu Follet (Trinta Anos Esta Noite)—France/1963
    —Drama. An alcoholic man in the hours before his suicide. By Louis Malle, with
    Maurice Ronet.

    Festen (Festa de Família)—Denmark/1998—Drama. A family
    gets together to celebrate the 60th birthday of the patriarch. By Thomas Vinterberg, with
    Henning Moritzen.

    Uma Aventura do Zico (An adventure of
    Zico)—Brazil/1998—Adventure. Soccer hero Zico is cloned to satisfy the whims of
    a rich boy. By Antônio Carlos da Fontoura, with Zico playing himself.

    Zoando na TV (Getting Crazy on TV)—Brazil/1998—Adventure. TV
    star Angélica gets inside the television screen to save her boyfriend from the hands of
    the meanies. Directed by José Alvarenga Jr., with Angélica.

    Entre Tinieblas (Maus Hábitos)—Spain/1984—Comedy.
    Cabaret singer goes to a very odd convent. By Pedro Almodóvar, with Cristina Sánches
    Pascual.

    Carne Trêmula (Carne Tremula)—Spain/1997—Drama. A
    youngster and his obsessive passion. By Pedro Almodóvar, with Liberto Rabal.

    Tirez sur le Pianiste (Atirem no Pianista)—França/1960—Drama.
    A pianist gets involved in a murder. By François Truffaut, with Charles Aznavour.

    BOOKS
    Fiction

    1 O Homem que Matou Getúlio Vargas, Jô Soares. Companhia das Letras, R$
    25

    2 O Advogado de Deus, Zibia Gasparetto. Espaço Vida & Consciência,
    R$ 20

    3 O Clube dos Anaw6kx, Gula, Luís Fernando Veríssimo.
    Objetiva, R$ 16.80

    4 Conte-me Seus Sonhos, Sidney Sheldon. Record, R$ 25

    5 O Advogado, John Grisham. Rocco, R$ 25

    6 O Diário de Bridget Jones, Helen Fielding. Record, R$ 24

    7 Mal secreto, Inveja, Zuenir Ventura. Objetiva, R$ 22

    8 O Mundo de Sofia, Jostein Gaarder. Companhia das Letras, R$ 26.50

    9 A Confraria dos Espadas, Rubem Fonseca. Companhia das Letras, R$ 16.50

    10 Veronika Decide Morrer, Paulo Coelho. Objetiva, R$ 15

    Nonfiction

    1 A Viagem do Descobrimento, Eduardo Bueno. Objetiva, R$ 16

    2 Náufragos, Traficantes e Degredados, Eduardo Bueno. Objetiva, R$ 17.50

    3 As Melhores Piadas do Planeta e da Casseta Também, vol.2, Casseta e
    Planeta. Objetiva, R$ 10

    4 Mais Coisas que Toda Garota Deve Saber, Antônio Carlos Vilela.
    Melhoramentos, R$8.60

    5 A Última Grande Lição: O Sentido da Vida, Mitch Albom. GMT, R$ 13.80

    6 O Livro das Virtudes para Crianças, William J. Bennett. Nova
    Fronteira, R$ 21

    7 203 Maneiras de Enlouquecer um Homem na Cama, Olivia
    Saint Claire. Ediouro, R$ 10.90

    8 177 Maneiras de Enlouquecer uma Mulher na Cama, Margot Saint-Loup.
    Ediouro, R$ 10.90

    9 As Barbas do Imperador: D. Pedro II, um Monarca nos Trópicos, Lilia
    Schwarcz. Companhia das Letras, R$ 32

    10 Tantos Anos, Rachel de Queiroz. Siciliano, R$ 25

    Esoterism
    & Self-Help

    1 Não Faça Tempestade em Copo d’água, Richard Carlson, R$ 19.50

    2 O Sucesso É Ser Feliz, Roberto Shinyashi. Gente, R$ 20

    3 Como Falar Corretamente Sem Inibições, Reinaldo Polito. Saraiva, R$
    18

    4 As Sete Leis Espirituais para o Sucesso, Deepak Chopra. Best-Seller, R$
    13.50

    5 A Águia e a Galinha, Leonardo Boff. Vozes, R$ 16

    According to Jornal do Brasil http://www.jb.com.br

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