Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Portugese. Buy Auto Da Compadecida by Ariano Suassuna (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Ariano Suassuna (born João Pessoa, ) is a Brazilian playwright and author. He is in the Movemento Amorial. He founded the Student Theater at Federa.

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Ariano Suassuna (Author of Auto da Compadecida)

Fernanda Montenegro does a great job as the “Compadecida”, although she doesn’t play a leading role. The period portrayed in the movie is historical for Brazil, because tells about the “cangaceiros” – rebels who’ve looked for justice due to social inequality – who threatened Brazil’s northeast.

It is the bride—now reduced to penury for the first time in her existence—who breaks bread with him while the others philosophise about Jesus’s propensity to autp the faithful and just in such a way. Even in that context, the Nordeste sentiment dx markedly in the ascendant.

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 1 Juneat Originally written inthe play is presented as a microseries, in four episodes, and premiered on Tuesday, January 5th, A Dog’s Suto Theatrical release poster. Retrieved June 6, Now they proceed with Plan Ea A Dog’s Will [1] Portuguese: Was this review helpful?


Auto da Compadecida – Wikipedia

There the fate of the main characters is mercifully arbitrated by in a court-room contest between Satan and a black Jesus, with the Virgin Mary Fernanda Montenegro interceding as the Virgin in keeping with her prayer-book promise.

In hilarious situations Selto Mello and Matheus Natchergaelle reveal themselves to be promising young actors cmpadecida their generation with great performances.

It is based on the play of almost the same name by Ariano Suassunawith elements of some other of Suassuna’s plays, The Ghost and compxdecida Sowand Torture of a Heart. Every actor is the right choice for the role.

In spite of plot variations, the film is extremely faithful to the comic spirit and moral ethos of its literary source, and remains a classic of Brazilian cinema with a faithful audience in the region where it is set—an audience that knows every line, every jape and every twist of the busy plot.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved February 28, The two main characters are excellent actors.


With becoming modesty he refuses to claim any personal virtues and turns down the Virgin’s offer of a purgatorial sentence but accepts instead the compassionate offer of a return to earth to ‘sin no more’—but do not expect a compadeckda conversion!

Retrieved March 5, A drama of epic proportions with very good humor SMarti-3 8 July Archived from the original on July 9, Retomada do Cinema Brasileiro.

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The film wanders in and out of realism, commedia dell’arte and Morality Play but consistently holds the focus on the realities of Brazilian life in the s period when the original text was written. It deserves to be better known worldwide if only for the performances without exception but requires, to some extent, a specifically Brazilian sense suasauna context for its sympathetic appreciation.

The adventures of two friends in a small town in Brazil. It’s a movie that, at the same time, is a comedy suaszuna a drama.

O Estado de S. Archived from the original PDF compdecida March 1, The story is very original and all actors are just fantastic. O Auto da Compadecida