Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Portugese. Buy Auto Da Compadecida by Ariano Suassuna (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Ariano Suassuna (born João Pessoa, ) is a Brazilian playwright and author. He is in the Movemento Amorial. He founded the Student Theater at Federa.

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The story is very original and all actors are just fantastic. When the exoneration of the desperate bandit Severino is delivered by Jesus at the behest of his Holy Mother, a series of black-and-white stills of rural poverty in the Nordeste Brazil are screened, giving the whole a sense of social feet-on-ground which belies its comic brio. This is a don’t miss Brazilian drama at its best. O Estado de S. Odd and extravagant as this tacked-on scene is, it conveys the morality of the film better than the antecedent scenes since every character manages to reveal a saving grace as well as demonstrating the unforgiving harshness of the Nordeste environment which they all share and endure in different ways.

Originally written inthe play is presented as a microseries, in four episodes, and premiered on Tuesday, January 5th, There the fate of the main characters is mercifully arbitrated by in a court-room contest between Satan and a black Jesus, with the Virgin Mary Fernanda Montenegro interceding as the Virgin in keeping with her prayer-book promise. One of them is a compulsive liar and the way his lies are depicted is even funnier than the lies.


Sign in to vote. The two main characters are excellent actors.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Dog’s Will [1] Portuguese: Overall this great show broke ratings records in Brazil and in other countries where it also aired, appealing to all publics and social classes. O Auto da Compadecida The film wanders in and out of realism, commedia dell’arte and Morality Play but consistently holds the focus on the realities of Brazilian life in the s period when the original text was written.

It is the bride—now reduced to penury for suaseuna first time auot her existence—who breaks bread with him while the others philosophise about Jesus’s propensity to test the faithful and just in such a way.

I haven’t seen the subtitles, but it would be very clmpadecida to translate and keep the comedy intact, but it is worth seeing it. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

If you like sense of humor mixed with a little bit of drama this is the right thing to watch. The period portrayed in the movie is historical for Brazil, because tells about the “cangaceiros” – rebels who’ve looked for justice due to social inequality – who threatened Brazil’s northeast.

A drama of epic proportions with very good humor SMarti-3 8 July Now they proceed with Plan B: Oscar-nominated Fernanda Montenegro has a cameo appearance as Compadecida, the same role she played over 30 years ago in the theater.


The adventures of two friends in a small town in Brazil. Archived from the original on July 9, The Movie talk about two poor men’s history, who’ve lived in northeast Brazil.

Views Read Edit View history. This is surely one of the best brazilian productions ever.

Ariano Suassuna (Author of Auto da Compadecida)

By using this shassuna, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. With becoming modesty he refuses to claim any personal virtues and turns down the Virgin’s offer of a purgatorial sentence but accepts instead the compassionate offer of a return to earth to ‘sin no more’—but do not expect a suassyna conversion! It’s a movie that, at the same time, is a comedy and a drama.

Auto da Compadecida by Ariano Suassuna.

In hilarious situations Selto Mello and Matheus Natchergaelle reveal themselves to be promising young actors of suaasuna generation with great performances. It deserves to be better known worldwide if only for the performances without exception but requires, to some extent, a specifically Brazilian sense of context for its sympathetic appreciation.

Audible Download Audio Books. Though maintaining the popular style of the original writer this TV adaptation does not disappoint the fans of the original writer as this 4 hour series captures to perfection the universe so masterfully crafted by Ariano Suassuna.

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