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Malasartes and the Duel with Death was written and directed by Paulo Morelli, produced by Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Bel Berlinck and Paulo Morelli, and stars Jesuíta Barbosa, Ísis Valverde, Vera Holtz, Leandro Hassum, Julio Andrade and Milhem Cortaz.
This feature film tells the story of Pedro Malasartes, a traditional figure of Portuguese and Brazilian culture, who is confronting a dilemma: to become immortal by taking Death’s place or return to life as a mere mortal. It was filmed in various locations in the interior of the state of São Paulo and features special and 3D effects that mix reality and the magical world of this playful character. Malasartes is the film with the largest number of special effects in the history of Brazilian cinema.
O2 Filmes produced this film in co-production with Universal, Paris Filmes, Globo Filmes and SP Cine.