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Posthumous Memories (Memorias Postumas)

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Release Date:January 1, 1999
Running time:101 minutes
Cast:Reginaldo Faria, Marcos Caruso, Petronio Gontijo, Stepan Nercessian, Sonia Braga
Director:Andre Klotzel
Producer:André Klotzel
Writer:Machado de Assis, André Klotzel, José Roberto Torero

Description: A man who has just met his fate looks back on the life he's just completed in this historical comedy-drama based on a novel by Machado de Assis. 19th century tycoon Cubas (Reginaldo Faria) has just died, and his spirit takes a long look back on his life and his loves, as he courts a number of beautiful women in his youth -- including a lovely but greedy prostitute (Sonia Braga) -- and later in life strikes it rich by creating a popular patent medicine, Bras Cubas Poultice. The younger Cubas is played by Petronio Gontijo); Andre Klotzel directed and adapted the screenplay.~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide

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