About the film
Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria
Release Date: August 21, 2003
|Genres||:||Music, Comedy, Drama|
|Production Companies||:||Mac Comunicação e Produção, Prefeitura Rio Filme|
|Producers||:||Hugo Carvana, Tuinho Schwartz, Flávio Chaves, Flávio Chaves|
|Writers||:||Hugo Carvana, Joaquim Assis, Denise Bandeira, Mauro Wilson|
Apolônio Brasil was a pianist at a famous nightclub in Rio de Janeiro, from the 1950s until his untimely death. Quite a character, Apolônio was loved by women and idolized by his audience and friends. His contagious joy attracts the attention of American scientist Dr. Boris Lewitsky, who comes to Brazil in order to interview Apolônio's close friends and make them a most unusual offer concerning the remains of the late musician.