Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

    Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

    By Brazzil Magazine

    Plays,

    movies &

    best-seller books

    PLAYS

    Rio

    O Carteiro e o Poeta (The Mailman and the Poet) — Written
    by Antonio Skármeta and directed by Aderbal Freire-Filho. With Rogério
    Fróes and Marcos Winter. The story about the imaginary friendship
    between Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and the mailman who delivered his mail
    when Neruda was in exile in Spain.

    Como Encher um Biquíni Selvagem (How to Fill Up
    a Wild Bikini) — A comic view of loneliness in the big city. Boy wonder
    Miguel Falabella wrote and directs. Starring Cláudia Jimenez.

    A Dama do Cerrado (The Savannah Lady) — Written by Mauro
    Rasi, Brazil’s most successful playwright at the moment. A comedy about
    a woman who decides to tell her hairdresser about her secret lover, a politician,
    and what happens after the revelation. Starring Suzana Vieira and Otávio
    Augusto.

    Ninguém Me Ama, Ninguém Me Quer, Ninguém
    Me Chama de Baudelaire
    (Nobody Loves Me, Nobody Wants Me, Nobody
    Calls Me Baudelaire ) — Written and starred by Ivan de Albuquerque.
    With participation of Leyla Ribeiro and Lúcio Mário Filho.
    While getting ready to present a conference on Vampirism, a group of college
    students is visited by vampires.

    São Paulo

    Bar Doce Bar (Bar Sweet Bar) — Musical Comedy. A group
    of friends discuss and sing their lives under the watchful eye of a caring
    waiter. Written by Luís Alberto de Abreu, directed by Ednaldo Freire.
    Aldo Avilez, Fernando Petelinkar and Tico d’Godoy star.

    Corpo a Corpo (Clinch) — Adman has an existential crisis
    in a world a little too competitive for his taste. Oduvaldo Viana Filho
    wrote. Directed by Eduardo Tolentino de Araújo. With Zé-Carlos
    Machado.

    Trair e Coçar… É Só Começar (To
    Betray and to Scratch… All you Have to Do Is Start) — The adventures
    of a bumbling maid. Starring Clarisse Derzie and Roberto Pirillo. Written
    by Marcos Caruso, directed by Attílio Riccó.

    Vacalhau & Binho — Sketches based on Zé Fidelis,
    an old-guard radio comedian. Carlos Alberto Soffredini wrote, adapted and
    directed.

    MOVIES

    American films just released: The English Patient (O Paciente
    Inglês), Spitfire Grill (Spitfire Grill, o Recomeço), Star
    Trek: First Contact (Jornada nas Estrelas: Primeiro Contato), She’s the
    One (Nosso Tipo de Mulher), Jerry Maguire (Jerry Maguire: A Grande Virada),
    Mars Attacks (Marte Ataca), Crash (Crash – Estranhos Prazeres), Curdled
    (Eles Matam e Nós Limpamos), Sleepers (Sleepers: A Vingança
    Adormecida), Surviving Picasso (Os Amores de Picasso), Space Truckers (Piratas
    do Espaço), American Buffalo (American Buffalo), Scream (Pânico),
    Heavy (Paixão Muda), Hype! (Hype), The Ghost and the Darkness (A
    Sombra e a Escuridão), That Thing You Do (The Wonders: O Sonho Não
    Acabou), The Quiet Room (Alma Silenciosa), I Shot Andy Warhol (Um Tiro
    para Andy Warhol), Kazaam (Kazaam), Matilda (Matilda), Flipper (Flipper)

    Beautiful Thing (Delicada Atração) — England
    — 1996 — A couple of adolescents (both are 16) fall in love and decide
    to face the music and fight their families for their right to live together.
    By Hetti MacDonald with Linda Henry and Scott Neal.

    Corisco e Dadá (Corisco and Dadá) — Brazil
    — 1996 — The story happen in Bahia in 1927. Cangaceiro (backlands
    outlaw) Corisco kidnap Dadá who is still a child. She will grow
    up to love him and to be a real cangaceira herself. Directed by
    Rosemberg Cariry with Chico Diaz, Dira Paes, Antônio Leite and Regina
    Dourado.

    Crede-Mi (Believe Me) — Brazil — 1996 — Experimental film
    with Northern backlands people playing Thomas Mann’s The Elect.
    Directed by Bia Lessa and Dany Roland.

    Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso (Little Love Dictionary)
    — Brazil — 1996 — A chance meeting between two youngsters develops into
    a torrid love story. Directed by Sandra Werneck with Andréa Beltrão,
    Daniel Dantas, and Tony Ramos.

    Salam Cinema (Salve o Cinema) — Iran — 1995 — The big
    commotion provoked by a casting call when 5,000 people show up willing
    to play a role. Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbat. With Azadeh Zangeneh, Marvan
    Keyhan, and Feizolah Ghashghai.

    Trois Vies et une Seule Mort (Três Vidas e uma Só
    Morte) — France/Portugal — 1996 — Marcello Mastroianni interprets three
    roles, that of a salesman, an Anthropology professor, and a businessman.
    Directed by Raoul Ruiz.

    BOOKS

    Fiction

    1. O Mundo de Sofia

    Jostein Gaarder

    2. Cinco Dias em Paris

    Danielle Steel

    3. A Comédia da Vida Privada

    Luís Fernando Veríssimo

    4. Novas Comédias da Vida Privada

    Luís Fernando Veríssimo

    5. Mas Será o Benedito?

    Mário Prata

    6. O Homem que Calculava

    Malba Tahan

    7. O Xangô de Baker Street

    Jô Soares

    8. Ponto de Fuga

    Morris West

    9. Cruzando o Paraíso

    Sam Shepard

    10. Legítima Defesa

    Jonathan Kellerman

    Nonfiction

    1. O Princípio Dilbert

    Scott Adams

    2. Chic — Um Guia Básico de Moda e Estilo

    Glória Kalil

    3. Notícia de um Seqüestro

    Gabriel García Márquez

    4. Crônicas de Repórter

    Pedro Bial

    5. João Saldanha

    João Máximo

    6. Conexão Manhattan

    Lucas Mendes

    7. Antônio Carlos Jobim — Um Homem Iluminado

    Helena Jobim

    8. O Rio do Meio

    Lya Luft

    9. Vislumbre da Índia

    Octavio Paz

    10. Vinhos para Leigos

    Ed McCarthy/Mary E. Mulligan

    Self-Help/New Age

    1. Inteligência Emocional

    Daniel Goleman

    2. A Profecia Celestina

    James Redfield

    3. O Monte Cinco

    Paulo Coelho

    4. A Inteligência Emocional e a Arte de Educar Nossos Filhos

    John Gottman e Joan DeClaire

    5. Almas Gêmeas

    Mônica Buonfiglio

    6. A Cura Através da Terapia de Vidas Passadas

    Brian L. Weiss

    7. As Sete Leis Espirituais do Sucesso

    Deepak Chopra

    8. A Décima Profecia

    James Redfield

    9. Muitas Vidas, Muitos Mestres

    Brian L. Weiss

    10. Sem Medo de Viver

    Zibia Gasparetto

    According to weekly

    newsmagazine Veja


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