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A Brazilian snake hunter, trying to make enough money to marry the woman he loves, finds four mysterious chimpanzees. He embarks upon a journey to sell them in the big city, and learns a ... See full summary »

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Éric Rochat

Writers:

Éric Rochat, Jacques Zibi (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Antonio Ameijeiras Antonio Ameijeiras ... First Man
André Barros André Barros ... Man 3
Catalina Bonakie Catalina Bonakie ... Old Lady at Dinner
Tania Boscoli Tania Boscoli ... Widow
Katia Bronstein Katia Bronstein ... Mrs. Tramp
Ariel Coelho Ariel Coelho ... Pastor
Henrique Cuckerman Henrique Cuckerman ... Store Owner
Nadinho Da Ilha Nadinho Da Ilha ... Singer
Silvia De Carvalho Silvia De Carvalho ... Maria
Enrique Diaz Enrique Diaz ... Miner (as Enrique Díaz)
Romeu Evaristo Romeu Evaristo ... Man 4
Chico Expedito Chico Expedito ... Miner
Lourival Felix Lourival Felix ... Man 1 (Warehouse)
Vera Fischer ... Mrs. Watts
Aloisio Flores Aloisio Flores ... Prisoner
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A Brazilian snake hunter, trying to make enough money to marry the woman he loves, finds four mysterious chimpanzees. He embarks upon a journey to sell them in the big city, and learns a lot about himself and the world around him on the way there. Written by <jer@thlogic.com>

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Man must turn to the animals to discover true humanity... See more »

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Country:

Brazil | USA

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

5 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fifth Monkey See more »

Filming Locations:

Parati, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Greatest movie since Rochele,Rochele
28 December 2001 | by weenisascotIIISee all my reviews

I believe that this movie should be watched by all people of every origin. The fifth monkey is a powerful and moving movie that has gone unnoticed and unrecognized for far too long. I think that The Fifth Monkey should be rereleased into theatres for all those people that missed it the first time. I give this movie 1,000,000 thumbs up!!!

Do not miss your chance to see this spectacular melodrama of life and love.


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