Mau - O Imperador e o Rei (1999)

Director


Main cast
Paulo Betti; Malu Mader; Othon Bastos; Michael Byrne; Antonio Pitanga

Genres
History, Drama

Description
A movie about a Brazilian entrepreneur who rivalled American's richest man at his time, well-known Rockfeller. Irineu Evangelista de Souza in 1867 had $155.000 contos de reis, meanwhile the Brazilian Governement annual budget was 97.000 contos de reis. The movie shows his life from poverty to riches and back to poverty again, as is common in Brazil, rich people die poor.


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