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Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

Variações (original title)
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director:

João Maia

Writers:

João Maia, Karen Sztajnberg (screenwriter) (co-writer)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sérgio Praia ... António Variações
Filipe Duarte ... Fernando Ataíde
Victoria Guerra ... Rosa Maria
Augusto Madeira Augusto Madeira ... Luis Vitta
Teresa Madruga Teresa Madruga ... Deolinda de Jesus
Eric da Silva ... Jelle
Tomás Alves ... José António
Fernando Pires ... Frederico
José Raposo ... Mário Martins
Diogo Branco ... Jorge
Filipe Albuquerque Filipe Albuquerque ... Renato
Miguel Raposo ... Pedro Ayres Magalhães
Afonso Lagarto ... Carlos Barbosa
João Nunes de Azevedo João Nunes de Azevedo ... António (12 anos)
João Melo João Melo ... Jaime Ribeiro
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

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All the songs in the movie are done using the actor's (Sérgio Praia) own voice. See more »

Quotes

António Variações: We are like family
Rosa Maria: A somewhat dysfunctional family
António Variações: It's what we got!
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Fantastic António Variações Biopic
28 August 2019 | by markko0690See all my reviews

Amazing biopic about António Variações a Portuguese brilliant "way ahead of is time" singer. In the late 70's early 80's Variações became famous 4 is peculiar looks, clothings dancing, voice and music which made him very misunderstood, in my opinion he was born Maybe 40/50 years too early.This is absolutely the Portuguese Freddie Mercury and Bohemian Rhapsody singer and movie. The story is well paced and compelling, telling a true story with some fictional characters and facts"for the sake of the dramatization" and some unproved theories. All in all a great job from everyone involved actors and director... Really loved it


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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese | English | Dutch

Release Date:

22 August 2019 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Variações: Guardian Angel See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,638,712
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DAVID & GOLIAS See more »
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Dolby Atmos (Dolby Surround 7.1)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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