Love and Co
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHelvécio Ratton
Written byCarlos Alberto Ratton
Based onAlves & Cia
by Eça de Queiroz
Produced bySimone Magalhães Matos
StarringMarco Nanini
Patricia Pillar
Alexandre Borges
CinematographyJosé Tadeu Ribeiro
Edited byDiana Vasconcellos
Music byTavinho Moura
Production
companies
Quimera Filmes
Rosa Filmes
Distributed byRioFilme, Severiano Ribeiro (Brazil)
Rosa Filmes (Portugal)
Release date
  • 6 November 1998 (1998-11-06)[1][2]
Running time
100 minutes
CountriesBrazil
Portugal
LanguagePortuguese
BudgetR$3 million[3]
Box officeR$237,310[4]

Love and Co[5][6] (Portuguese: Amor & Cia) is a 1998 Brazilian-Portuguese comedy-drama film directed by Helvécio Ratton. Based on Eça de Queiroz's novel Alves & Cia, it stars Marco Nanini, Patricia Pillar and Alexandre Borges. Shot in São João Del Rei, Minas Gerais, and set in the 19th century, it follows Alves (Nanini) as he finds his wife Ludovina (Pillar) with Machado (Borges), and challenges him for a gun duel.[1]

Cast

Reception

Love and Co grossed R$237,310 and was watched by 47,179 people in the 24 Brazilian theaters in which it was released.[4] It was nominated for the 1st Grande Prêmio Cinema Brasil for Best Film and Best Actor (Marcos Nanini), but lost in both categories.[7][8] It was awarded as the Best Iberoamerican Film at the 14th Mar del Plata Film Festival.[9] At the 31st Festival de Brasília, it won the Best Film, Best Actress (Patricia Pillar), and shared the Best Art Direction (Clóvis Bueno and Vera Hamburger) with Kenoma.[10] Marco Nanini won Best Actor while Tavinho Moura won Best Music at the 3rd Brazilian Film Festival of Miami.[11]

References

  1. ^ a b Couto, José Geraldo (6 November 1998). "Amor & Cia.' traduz em cinema ironia de Eça". Folha de S. Paulo. Grupo Folha. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Amor & Cia" (in Portuguese). Amor & Cia official website. Archived from the original on 27 April 1999. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  3. ^ Jansen, Roberta. "Novela de Eça de Queirós na telona". Diário de Cuiabá (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Filmes Brasileiros Lançados - 1995 a 2013" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Ancine. p. 37. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Love and Co". Love and Co official website. Archived from the original on 25 February 1999. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Latin America Film Festival September 18–28" (PDF). AFI Preview. American Film Institute. 1 (5): 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 January 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Depois do 'Oscar', governo muda regras do cinema". Folha de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. 14 February 2000. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  8. ^ "É uma festa!". Folha de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. 12 February 2000. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  9. ^ "14º Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata" (in Spanish). Mar del Plata Film Festival. Archived from the original on 1 March 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  10. ^ Filho, Kleber Mendonça. "Festival de Brasília consagra Traição". Jornal do Commercio (in Portuguese). Universo Online. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  11. ^ "3º Brazilian Film Festival of Miami" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Film Festival of Miami. Archived from the original on 4 July 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2014.