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TeleImage (Firm)

Overview
Works: 39 works in 57 publications in 3 languages and 1,791 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by TeleImage (Firm)
Casa de areia = The house of sand( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Portuguese and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her mother are sent to an island and spend almost 60 years trying to leave it. Follow three generations of the womanś family as they all try and find happiness on a lagoon surrounded by shifting dunes
Reaching for the moon by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This sumptuous English-language '50s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janeiro, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
Deus é brasileiro = God is Brazilian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God decides to take a vacation - but, first, He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, he goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job - during his mission, he becomes friend of a very smart young man, Taoca
The year my parents went on vacation by Cao Hamburger( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Portuguese and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mauro is a 12-year-old boy, who is left to fend for himself when his parents 'go on vacation' during the Communist regime in 1970's Brazil. The culturally diverse community of São Paulo unites to watch Péle lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer
Besouro = The assailant( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his failure to protect his mentor, Besouro and the others who practice the outlawed art of Capoeira continue the fight for equal rights for the Black community
Macunaíma by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Macunaíma, cinema novo pioneer Joaquim Pedro de Andrade adapted a masterpiece of Brazilian modernism to reflect the simultaneous triumph of tropicalismo and onset of military dictatorship. Pure essence of 1969, the movie is a funny, freewheeling mélange of primitive myth and Busby Berkeley, hippie street theater and cabaret star Grande Otelo, glamorized urban guerrillas and documented candomblé rituals; it's full of racial high jinks, with a free-floating cannibal metaphor applied most savagely to a capitalist ogre."--Village Voice
Olhos azuis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before his compulsory retirement, a JFK airport's chief Immigration officer detains a group of Latin Americans and exposes them to a series of humiliating situations
El baño del papa = The Pope's toilet by Enrique Fernández( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1988, and Melo, an Uruguayan town on the Brazilian border, awaits the visit of Pope John Paul II. 50,000 people are expected to attend, and the most humble locals believe that selling food and drink to the multitude will just about make them rich. Petty smuggler Beto thinks he has the best idea of all--he decides he will build a WC in front of his house and charge for its use. His efforts bring about unexpected consequences, and the final results will surprise everyone"--Publisher
Quanto vale ou é por quilo?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this view of Brazil's race relations and economic inequality, Bianchi's film weaves together two time periods in Brazil--the slave society of the 1700s and the modern day-- to propose that little has changed since slave days, even if some of the outward appearances have
O homem do Pau Brasil by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A visual and aural collage made of passages from [Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade]'s works, moments from the author's own life, and Joaquim Pedro [de Andrade]'s interpretations of the writer and his legacy. Oswald is played by both a man and woman. Characters from Brazil's literary and artistic past appear in various scenes, some in re-enactments of actual events. ... An homage that's simultaneously insightful and completely irreverent."--Film Society of Lincoln Center
Flores raras( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. Set in the 1950s, the film recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
Irmã Dulce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the story of the life of Dulce, a Bahia Brazilian nun who is guided by her faith to dedicate her life to the needy
Jean Charles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a real story of a man mistaken for a terrorist and shot by the British police during the London terrorist alerts
Boa sorte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old John has a number of behavioral problems. Ignored by his parents, he becomes aggressive with school friends. When diagnosed with depression, his families decide to put him in a psychiatric clinic. Inside, he meets Judith, a 30-year-old HIV-positive patient and addict. Despite the hostile environment, the two fall in love
Cafundó( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cafundó is a film which blends fact with fiction in the life of João de Camargo, a former black slave (1858-1942, Sorocaba, Brazil) who, in his old age, works miracles and devotes himself to assisting others in order to attain his freedom. João de Camargo represents the genesis of religious and cultural syncretism in Brazil."--Www.imdb.com
O vendedor de passados( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta trama é uma adaptação do livro de mesmo nome, escrito pelo angolano José Eduardo Agualusa
Confia em mim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mari is a talented but insecure chef. She thinks she has found the man of her life once she meets Caio. However, things are not always what they seem to be"--Imdb.com
À beira do caminho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape past traumas, a truck driver John decides to leave his hometown behind and travel cross the country. Alone and lonely he drives all over Brazil until John discovers hiding in his truck a motherless boy looking for his father. Reluctantly, John agrees to take the boy to the nearest town and, during the trip, he finally finds the courage to face his past"--IMDb
Fronteira( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and mystery which takes place in an old house inhabited by the young Maria, whose fame as a saint extends well beyond the mountains of the interior of Brazil. The arrival of two new characters has a disturbing affect on Maria: a traveler, for whom 'Holy Maria' develops an intense passion, and Aunt Emiliana, an elderly lady determined to prepare for the great miracle
O sol do meio dia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of a rugged man's journey from the distant countryside of Brazil to the big city. The tale also recounts the transition of a violent and primitive soul to the possibility of redemption after a tragic break up"--Eliane Caffé website
 
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