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A Dog's Will (O Auto da Compadecida, which literally means "The Act of the Compassionate") is a 2000 Brazilian comedy film, directed by Guel Arraes, with a screenplay by Arraes, Adriana Falcão and João Falcão. [1]

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Adriana Falcão

Adriana Falcão (born in 1960 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian screenwriter.

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Ariano Suassuna

Ariano Suassuna (June 16, 1927 – July 23, 2014) was a Brazilian playwright and author.

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Auto da Compadecida

Auto da Compadecida is a play written by Ariano Suassuna, published in 1955 and based in Molière's literary composition.

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Brazilian real

The real (Brazilian Portuguese:; pl. reais) is the present-day currency of Brazil.

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Cangaço is the name given to a form of "social banditry" in the Northeast of Brazil in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Comedy film

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour.

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Denise Fraga

Denise Rodrigues Fraga Villaça (born October 15, 1964 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian actress.

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The devil (from Greek: διάβολος or diábolos.

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Enrique Díaz

Enrique Alberto Díaz Harvey (born 23 February 1959) is a retired Costa Rican footballer.

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Fernanda Montenegro

Arlette Pinheiro Esteves Torres ONM (born October 16, 1929) better known by her stage name Fernanda Montenegro, is a Brazilian stage, television and film actress, mostly recognized for her leading role in Central Station, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the first and only Brazilian actress to ever be nominated in the category.

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Jesus (Ἰησοῦς; 7–2 BC to AD 30–33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God.

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Lima Duarte

Lima Duarte (born Ariclenes Venâncio Martins on March 29, 1930, in Sacramento, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian actor.

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Luís Melo

Luís Melo (born November 13, 1947, in Curitiba, Brazil) is a Brazilian actor.

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Marco Nanini

Marco Antônio Barroso Nanini (born 1948, Recife, Pernambuco) is a Brazilian theater, film and TV actor of Portuguese and Italian descent.

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Mary (mother of Jesus)

According to the New Testament, Mary (Miriam: מרים; BC – AD), also known as Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary, was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth and the mother of Jesus.

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Matheus Nachtergaele

Matheus Nachtergaele (born 3 January 1969) is a Brazilian actor and director.

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Paulo Goulart

Paulo Afonso Miessa, widely known as Paulo Goulart (9 January 1933 – 13 March 2014) was a Brazilian actor.

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Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003.

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Selton Mello

Selton Figueiredo Melo (his artistic name is spelt with a double L) (born December 30, 1972 in Passos, Minas Gerais) is a Brazilian actor and film director.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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2nd Grande Prêmio Cinema Brasil

The 2nd Grande Prêmio Cinema Brasil ceremony, presented by the Ministry of Culture of Brazil, honored the best audiovisual productions of 2000 and took place on February 10, 2001, at the Palácio Quitandinha in the city of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro beginning at 8:30 p.m. BRT.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Dog's_Will

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