The Machine

(2006)

Overview

In Nordestina, a small town lost in the Brazilian badlands, young Karina dreams of becoming an actress and leaving to explore the world. Before losing his love, Dona Nazaré’s son, Antônio, takes the first step in a kamikaze crusade to bring the world to Karina. For that, Antônio leaves town and announces, in a TV show that he will set off on a sensational adventure: a trip into the future, starting from Nordestina’s square. If he fails, he assures a death machine will destroy him, alive and via satellite, for everybody to see. A story where dreams contradict reality, geographical and political conditions threaten to block life, and love plays the part of the transforming element.

  1. João Falcão

    Director, Writer

  2. Adriana Falcão

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gustavo Falcão

    Gustavo Falcão

    Antônio de Dona Nazaré

  2. Mariana Ximenes

    Mariana Ximenes

    Karina da Rua de Baixo

  3. Paulo Autran

    Paulo Autran

    Antônio Velho

  4. Vladimir Brichta

    Vladimir Brichta

    José Onório

  5. Wagner Moura

    Wagner Moura

    TV presenter

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Original Title A Máquina

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 26, 2006
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Portuguese

Runtime 1h 29m

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