O xangô de Baker Street: Romance (Portuguese Edition) [Jô Soares] on Amazon. com. Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App. With Joaquim de Almeida, Anthony O’Donnell, Maria de Medeiros, Letícia Sabatella. Rio de Janeiro, Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city’s. Jô Soares’ Portuguese language pastiche O Xangô de Baker Street ( released in English as A Samba for Sherlock in ) has now been.

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Sherlock Holmes News: DVD: O Xangô de Baker Street: A Brazilian Sherlock Holmes Film

Do you know a greater challenge for an actress? Joaquim de Almeida is competent as a Holmes set loose in near-tropicalia, streeh I have to give my highest kudos to Maria de Medeiros’ impeccable play of Sarah Bernhardt! Set in Rio de Janeiro inthis comedy-thriller begins with the theft of a Stradivarius violin that has been presented by His Majesty the Emperor of Brazil to one of his more delectable mistresses–a harmless crime in itself but one that mystifies the authorities and far more important embarrasses the Emperor.

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Joana Almeida Roberto Bonfim Learn more More Like This. Barman Candido Damm Thalma de Freitas The DVD is loaded with extras like interviews and behind xqngo scenes sequences, but unfortunately these are not subtitled and only available with the Portuguese language track.


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The history of Brazil’s southern occupation and the Anna Terra descendants. Cast in the key role of Sherlock Holmes is Portuguese actor Joaquim de Almeida possibly best known to North American audiences for his portrayal baxiar the villain ‘Bucho’ in the Antonio Banderas vehicle Desperado. Watson Maria de Medeiros In each case, the killer leaves his calling card: The city is at her feet, and even the Emperor Pedro II comes to pay his respects.

Edit Storyline Rio de Janeiro, The film was chosen to open the Rio Festival and went into general release on October 26, in Brazil.

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Sunday, February 28, DVD: As in the novel, this character could effectively have carried the plot through without an appearance by Holmes, but their mutual respect for each other works well on screen and Bakeg serves as more of a partner in the investigations than the typical Lestrade figure normally would. He confides a secret to her: Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond.


Archived from the original PDF on March 1, Time Doesn’t Stop At the suggestion of Sarah Bernhardt, who is on a triumphant tour through South America, the great Sherlock Holmes is summoned from London to solve the case. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw–all in 24 hours.

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He confides a secret to her: But by the time he arrives, events have taken a turn for the worse, as a series of grisly murders shocks the city–the victims all beautiful young women. The Xango from Baker Street 6. Start your free trial. About Charles Prepolec View my complete profile.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian Movies I love. The supporting cast give top-notch performances across the board, with no one missing a beat, but the stand-out performance comes from Marco Nannini as the much set upon and highly sympathetic Inspector Mello Pimento. List of actors who have played Sherlock Holmes List of actors who have played Dr.