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Machado de Assis in Film

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Capitu (1968)
Bentinho and Capitu are friends since childhood and end up marrying. But Bentinho destroys his life when he starts suspecting Capitu has an affair with his best friend and that his son is not really his.

- Adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic novel "Dom Casmurro".

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During a flight, passengers confront their aspirations, frustrations, fears, wishes and fears, mixing up reality and fiction.

- Sequences based on the chapter "Delirium" Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas by Machado de Assis.



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A new priest comes to a Brazilian coastal town and builds an insane asylum. Eventually the whole population ends up in the asylum.

- Based on the story "The Alienist," the book of Machado de Assis.

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Adaptation of the eponymous tale about the love that develops between Mota and pianist Pestana.

- Based on the eponymous tale, the book Various stories by Machado de Assis.
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A Cartomante (1974)
- Based on the eponymous tale, the book Various stories by Machado de Assis.



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- - Based on the eponymous tale, the book "Contos Fluminenses", the Machado de Assis.

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A young soldier returns from the Paraguayan War and falls in love with Iaiá Garcia, stepdaughter of his former love.

- Based on the novel Iaiá Garcia, Machado de Assis.
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Brás Cubas (1985)
Irreverent adaptation of great writer Machado de Assis's masterpiece "Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas" ("Brás Cubas's Posthumous Memories"). A dead man tells about his love life and adventures, specially his affair with Virgília, a dubious married woman.

- Based on the novel The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas by Machado de Assis.

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Quincas Borba (1987)
- Based on a book by Machado de Assis (1839-1908) and adapted to the present time. After the death of the philosopher Quincas Borba, his friend and disciple Rubiao inherits all he possessed: his fortune, his dog, his philosophy and the germ of his madness. Rubiao's passion for Sofia, a friend's wife, places him at the center of a game in which she is the main piece while he is the only one who ignores the rules. The story of a dreamer and delirious man facing a reality to which he is not prepared.

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Theater director asks his actors for a research on human cruelty and misery in Brazil, while trying to raise funds for his next production, a play based on a story by Machado de Assis, "A Causa Secreta" (The Secret Cause). The troupe oblige and go around town witnessing long lines in National Health Services, inhuman conditions in public hospitals and poor people being constantly humiliated. They find people are becoming indifferent to human suffering.

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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

-Based on the novel The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas by Machado de Assis

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Bento marries an actress, and soon afterwards she gets pregnant. He begins to suspect the child isn't his, but his best friend's.

- Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's "Dom Casmurro".


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A Cartomante (2004)
Camilo, wounded by an accident, is treated by his friend Vilella, and falls in love with his fiancée, Rita. A fortune-teller tells Rita she and Camilo are bound to be lovers, and she decides not to contradict destiny.

- Freely based on a short story by Machado de Assis. ,

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