Best-seller books, plays & movies

PLAYS

 

Alô? Madame!… — It all starts when two friends get a phone number that belonged to a palm reader and decide to
take the clients for themselves. By Marcelo Saback and Vinicius Marques. In Rio.

PLAYS

 

Alô? Madame!… — It all starts when two friends get a phone number that belonged to a palm reader and decide to
take the clients for themselves. By Marcelo Saback and Vinicius Marques. In Rio.

A Comédia — Complicated and funny love-triangle. Maurício Lencasttre wrote and directs Viviane Dias, Ludh
Raposo and Gabriela Neri star. In São Paulo.

Como Encher um Biquíni Selvagem —
Written and directed by multitalented Miguel Falabella with Cláudia
Jimenez. A story of loneliness in the big city. In Rio.

Encontro no Supermercado
A Última Sedução —

By Shulla Megiddo, directed by Cláudio Torres.
Middle-age couple rediscover love when they meet at the supermarket. With Tereza Rachel and Luiz Carlos Moraes. In Rio.

Eu Sei que Vou Te Amar — Only after their separation couple finds out how much they loved each other. Written
by Arnaldo Jabor, directed by William Pereira. With Júlia Lemertz and Alexandre Borges. In Rio.

Mary Stuart — The struggle for power between queens Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I. From Friedrich Schiller.
Directed by Gabriel Villela. In São Paulo.

Oeste — Drama. A family feud between two brothers who see the world very differently. Sam Shepard’s play
directed by Marco Ricca with Renata Sorrah and Xuxa Lopes. In São Paulo.

Querida Mamãe — The hate-love relationship between daughter and mother. Eva Vilma stars and José Wilker
directs this Maria Adelaide Amaral’s story. In São Paulo.

Todo Mundo Sabe que Todo Mundo Sabe
— Another play from prolific and multitalented Miguel Falabella who
also directs it. A socialite struggles to avoid economic disaster. In Rio.



 

MOVIES

 

American films just released: In the Bleak Winter (Sonho de uma Noite de Inverno), Flirt (Flerte), Cutthroat
Island (A Ilha da Garganta Cortada), Vampire in Brooklyn (Um Vampiro no Brooklyn), It Takes Two (As Namoradas
do Papai), Goofy — The Film (Pateta — o Filme), Broken Arrow (A Última Ameaça), Jumanji (Jumanji),
Copycat (Copycat — A Vida Imita a Morte), 12 Monkeys (Os Doze Macacos), A Kid in King Arthur’s Court (Um Garoto
na Corte do Rei Arthur), Dead Man Walking (Os Últimos Passos de um Homem ), Casino (Cassino), Nixon (Nixon)

Como Ser Mujer y no Morir en el Intento (Como Ser Mulher e Não Morrer na Intenção)
— Spain (1992) — Ana Belém’s movie about a journalist woman in her 40s who goes through a middle-age crisis.

A Felicidade É… (Happiness Is…)
— Brazil (1995) — Divided in four stories: “Sonho”, “Bolo”, “Estrada”,
“Cruz”, directed by A. S. Cecílio Neto, Jorge Furtado, José Pedro Goulart, and José Roberto Torero.

Le Péril Jeune (Idade
Perigosa)
— France (1993) — The French Big
Chill
. Four college friends get together after
one of them dies of an overdose. Directed by Cédric Klapisch.

Il Postino (O Carteiro e o Poeta)

— Italy — 1995 — Poet Pablo Neruda’s friendship with the mailman during the
writer’s exile in an Italian island. Directed by Michael Radford.

O Qu4trilho Brazil — 1995 — Fábio Barreto directs Patrícia Pillar, Glória Pires, Bruno Campos, and
Alexander Paternorst in this dramatic story of two couples against the morals of the time. The action takes place among
Italian immigrants in the south of Brazil. Nominated for the Oscar.

Les Silences du Palais (Os Silêncios do Palácio)
— France — 1994 — By Moufida Tlatly. After the death of her
father, a famous young singer returns to the palace where she was born.

Terra Estrangeira (Foreign Land)
Brazil — 1995 — Brazilian flees to Portugal amid economic turmoil in
Brazil during the Collor de Mello presidency. Directed by Walter Salles Júnior.

L’Uomo delle Stelle (O Homem das Estrelas)
Italy (1995) — Artist travels with his camera throughout Italy.
From Giuseppe Tornatore.

 

The White Baloon (O Balão Branco)
Iran — 1995 — The dreams of a little girl whose only ambition is to get a
red

fish as gift. Jafar Pahani is the director.



 

BOOKS

 

 

Fiction

 

1. O Mundo de Sofia

Jostein Gaarder (Comp. das Letras)

2. O Xangô de Baker Street

Jô Soares (Comp. das Letras)

3. A Profecia Celestina

James Radfield (Objetiva)

4. Manhã, Tarde, Noite

Sidney Sheldon (Record)

5. Comédias da Vida Privada — 101 Crônicas Escolhidas

Luís F. Veríssimo (L&PM)

6. Razão e Sentimento

Jane Austen

7. Presente

Danielle Steel

8. Os Catadores de Conchas

Rosamunde Pilcher (Bertrand Brasil)

9. Quase Memória

Carlos Heitor Cony (Companhia das Letras)

10. Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira

José Saramago (Companhia das Letras)

 

Nonfiction

 

1. A Assustadora História da Medicina

Richard Gordon (Ediouro)

2. Almas Gêmeas

Mônica Buonfiglio (Oficina Cultural Esotérica)

3. Chatô – Rei do Brasil

Fernando Morais (Companhia das Letras)

4. A Estrada do Futuro

Bill Gates (Companhia das Letras)

5. Minutos de Sabedoria

Luis Torres Pastorino (Vozes)

6. Frugal gourmet

Jeff Smith

7. Anaw6kx Cabalísticos

Mônica Buonfiglio (Oficina Cultural
Esotérica)

8. Guia de Leitura da Profecia Celestina

James Redfield (Objetiva)

9. Paula

Isabel Allende (Bertrand Brasil)

10. O Guia dos Curiosos

Marcelo Duarte (Companhia das Letras)

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