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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The history of Brazil’s southern occupation and the Anna Terra descendants. I’m not trying to swing things my way, but Porto seemed altogheter more convincing than Rio as a XIXth century scenario for Holmes adventures.

Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows About Charles Prepolec View my complete profile. Later, under the heat of the tropical sun, the lives of Holmes and Doctor Strdet are changed forever, as they find themselves neck-deep in a cultural milieu that portrays all standard Brazilian stereotypes.

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

Bakrr de Janeiro Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city’s Municipal Theater, captivating the local audience enthralled by French culture. While most Sherlockians myself included have firmly placed the book on their least favorite pastiche list I am being kind in that descriptionthe film, while still remarkably faithful to the novel, is a surprisingly fun romp placing Holmes on the trail of a serial killer a phrase that Holmes coins in the film in Rio de Janeiro. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title?


While chronic clumsiness and unbelievably wrong deductions are the hallmark of the characterization, I still found this Holmes more to my liking than many other recent screen incarnations.

Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. A Samba for Sherlock Theatrical release poster. Miguel Lara Rest of cast listed alphabetically: He confides a secret to her: The film was chosen to open the Rio Festival baoer went into general release on October 26, in Brazil.

The city is at her feet, and even the Emperor Pedro II comes to pay his respects. Cast in the key role of Sherlock Holmes is Portuguese actor Joaquim de Almeida possibly best known to North American audiences for his portrayal of the villain ‘Bucho’ in the Antonio Banderas vehicle Desperado.

The actress suggests to the monarch to hire her friend, the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmesto solve the case. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Watson Maria de Medeiros The Man of the Year Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

But by the time he arrives, events have streeg a turn for the worse, as a series of grisly murders shocks the city–the victims all beautiful young women.

Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during You must have multi-region capability to play this disc!

Subsequently, a brutal murder shocks the city, and leaves the police superintendent Mello Pimenta: Four Days in September A romantic comedy in abixar a year old man is abandoned by his wife and falls in love with his neighbor, a perfect, ideal woman. The DVD is loaded with extras like interviews and behind the scenes xangp, but unfortunately these are not subtitled and only available with the Portuguese language track.


Sunday, February 28, DVD: Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies.

Views Read Edit View history. As in the novel, this character could effectively have carried the plot through without an bakrr by Holmes, but their mutual respect for each other works well on screen and Pimento serves as more of a partner in the investigations than the typical Lestrade figure normally would. A hot blooded Spanish princess plots to conquer her enemies and become queen.

O Xango De Baker Street Jo Soares

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. This odyssey is lived by Neto, a middle class teenager, who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt.

Sure Holmes still exhibits some bizarre behaviour after being introduced to cannabis by his new lady-love, suffers from explosive digestive issues and engages in more than one sexually charged encounter, but it all has a light nudge-nudge-wink-wink feel in the hands of director Miguel Faria Jr.