Vinicius
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Even those cineastes who fail to recognize the name Vinicius De Moraes will know at least two of his works; he was the Brazilian belletrist who provided the source play for the legendary Black Orpheus (1959), directed by Marcel Camus, and authored the pop standard "The Girl from Impanema," sung by Astrud Gilberto. But this only represents the tip of the proverbial iceberg. A cultural genius by any definition, De Moraes built up a fantastic body of work as a playwright, lyricist and poet and eventually qualified as a national icon. With the documentary Vinicius, director Miguel Faria,… More

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"Ainda que sua estrutura seja excessivamente tradicional (o que não condiz com a versatilidade de seu protagonista), o filme é didático, poético e passional na medida certa."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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