Lisbela and the Prisoner(Movie, 2003)

Original title: "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro" (Portuguese/PT)
1h 46min | Genres: Comedy, Romance / Love
Lisbela and the PrisonerRating: 3.9/5 (with 110 votes)
Lisbela e o Prisioneiro (Lisbela and the Prisoner) is a 2003 Brazilian romantic comedy film. It was directed by Guel Arraes, and is based on the 1964 play Lisbela e o Prisioneiro by Osman Lins. Filming took place in cities of Pernambuco, Igarassu, Paudalho and Recife, as well as in Rio de Janeiro and Nova Iguaçu. ()
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About Lisbela and the Prisoner

Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town selling all sort of things and performing as master of ceremonies for some cheesy numbers, such as the woman who gets transformed into a gorilla. He gets involved with Linaura, a sexy and beautiful woman who happens to be the wife of the most frightening hitman of the place. The hitman finds out his wife's affair and goes after Leléu, who has to leave in a hurry. In another town, he meets and falls instantly in love with Lisbela, who is engaged to Douglas, a hillbilly who tries hard to pass for a cosmopolitan Rio de Janeiro dweller.

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Additional Information

Production country: Brazil
Original language: Portuguese (PT)
Spoken languages: Portuguese (PT)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/22/2003
Keywords: romance, brazilian

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