Quincas Borba

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Quincas Borba

Quincas Borba

Release Date: June 09, 1988

Year    :   1988
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Embrafilme, Quanta Centro de Produções Cinematográficas
Director    :   Roberto Santos
Producers    :   Roberto Santos, Andréa Queiroga, Cyro Del Nero, Roberto Bianchi
Writers    :   Roberto Santos, Machado de Assis
RunTime    :   116 mins.

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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