Othon Bastos

Othon Bastos

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1933-05-23 (88 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Tucano, Bahia, Brazil

85 Movies · 18 TV shows

Biography

Othon José de Almeida Bastos (born 23 May 1933) is a Brazilian actor. He has appeared in 50 films since 1962.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
Máquina do Desejo

Máquina do Desejo

2021
In six decades, Teatro Oficina has done more than revolutionize theatrical language in the country: the aesthetic influence of José Celso Martinez Corrêa's company extends from Tropicalism to the rene...

2020.

1 Movie
Candango: Memoirs from a Festival

Candango: Memoirs from a Festival

2020
The country's capital opened to the public in 1965, a year after the military coup. A landmark of cultural and political resistance is the Braslia Film Festival. It is the story of Brazilian cinema.

2018.

2 Movies
O Paciente - O Caso Tancredo Neves

O Paciente - O Caso Tancredo Neves

2018
The true story of Tancredo Neves, the first civilian president of Brazil after a 20-year military dictatorship, and the infamous hospitalization which led to his death before he ever managed to take o...
The Man in the Box

The Man in the Box

2018
Locked up for decades in a maximum security prison, an old man tries to revive his glory days as a magician, putting into practice a perfect - but also very dangerous - escape plan.

2017.

2 TV shows
TV
Jailers
TV
A Força do Querer

A Força do Querer

1
2017
An engaging plot that talks about diversity, tolerance, the difficulties of understanding and accepting what is different, as well as the clash between the will and the ethical and moral limits that p...

2016.

2 Movies
Pitanga

Pitanga

2016
The documentary looks at the political and aesthetic trajectory of a Black Brazilian actor. He has worked with some of the greatest filmmakers in the world. During the Brazilian dictatorship, he was a...
A Song for Silence

A Song for Silence

2016
A father receives a devastating call: his son was found dead. This tragic news makes him travel in order to identify and release his son’s body for burial, a journey that will force him to recognize h...

2015.

2 TV shows
TV
The Wise Ones

The Wise Ones

2015
A mini-series of four episodes which has 4 different stories in each episode. Focused on 3rd age, the series shows how it was and how is the life of the elderly. The series teaches that we should not ...
TV
Time After Time

Time After Time

10
2015
The forbidden love story between Lvia and Felipe is doomed to end tragically. They have a chance to make their love real again after a century. "Time After Time" is an innovative romance set in two di...

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Last Drive-In Theater

The Last Drive-In Theater

2014
When returning to his hometown with his ill mother, Marlombrando met his father and the Drive-in cinema where he spent his childhood. The cinema is run by only two people: Paula, who takes care of the...
TV
Império

Império

1
2014
José Alfredo is a man of humble origins who has spent his life building an empire. He suffers from a broken heart when he is young and he begins to take advantage of the people and opportunities he en...

2013.

4 Movies
Vazio Coração

Vazio Coração

2013
Hugo Kari is a famous singer who decides to take a break from his schedule to find his father, ambassador Mário Menezes. Together, they try to adjust a relationship shattered by time and conflict.
Giovanni Improtta

Giovanni Improtta

2013
Giovanni Improtta wants to be legalized and ascend socially. To this end, commit offenses. Is betrayed in the crosshairs of the media and the police, under a wrongful murder charge difficult to be res...

2011.

3 Movies
O Gerente

O Gerente

2011
A bank manager has a secret. He is compelled to bite society women hands.
Heleno

Heleno

2011
A central icon in Brazil's 20th century history is being homaged by José Henrique Fonseca. The story of the legendary football player Heleno de Freitas is told in a film noir style. The black and whit...

2010.

2 Movies
The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell

2010
Quincas' friends take his body on a tour of his favorite spots in Brazil.
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey

Astral City: A Spiritual Journey

2010
The selfish Dr. André Luiz dies and awakes in the limbo called "Umbral". After a painful period in the gruesome swamp, he is rescued and brought in a white light to "Nosso Lar" (meaning "Our Home"). H...

2008.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Children's Orchestra

The Children's Orchestra

2008
A young musician of 13 years, a member of the Symphonic Orchestra of Agreste of the small town of Sao Caetano, 150 km from Recife, is kidnapped. The police believe the culprit is the creator of the or...
Milagrez

Milagrez

2008
The 1969 film "Antonio das Mortes" is the subject of a documentary.

2007.

1 TV show
TV
Paraíso Tropical

Paraíso Tropical

2007
Paraíso Tropical is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo from March 5 and September 28, 2007, totaling 179 chapters. Aired replacing Páginas da Vida, Manoel Carlos, and repl...

2006.

5 Movies · 1 TV show
The Spirit of Zé Lins

The Spirit of Zé Lins

2006
Documentary on the life and work of José Lins do Rego (1901-1957), one of Brazil's greatest 20th century literary authors, writer of celebrated novels "Menino de Engenho", "Fogo Morto", "Moleque Ricar...
Brasília 18%

Brasília 18%

2006
A star medical examiner is called to Braslia, the administrative capital of Brazil, to confirm the identity of a beautiful, young congressional aide's dead body. His scientific rigor leads him to a po...
Zuzu Angel

Zuzu Angel

6
2006
Covering the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice, Zuzu Angel follows the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder, and subsequent corps...
TV
Sinhá Moça

Sinhá Moça

2006
Monarchists and republicans meet in Araruna, a small fictional town in the interior of São Paulo, in 1886. The novel portrays the love story of the beautiful and wealthy Sinhá Moça - daughter of the s...
Você Também Pode Dar um Presunto Legal

Você Também Pode Dar um Presunto Legal

2006
The civil-military dictatorship implanted with the 1964 coup gave rise to the idea of making a documentary about the Death Squad. The press still had the freedom to report on the work of the death squ...
O Número

O Número

2006
A man whose name is constantly changed by the other people.

2005.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth

I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth

2005
The film I Am Cuba is considered a masterpiece by film critics. The Cuban/Soviet coproduction was a turning point in cultural collaboration. The film was a flop for a long time before it was reintrodu...
O Coronel e o Lobisomem

O Coronel e o Lobisomem

6.88
2005
Colonel Furtado struggles to keep his lands, the Sobradinho Farm, and win the heart of his cousin Esmeraldina. In the process, he fights big beasts, experiences the taste of a bohemian life in town, f...
TV
Alma Gêmea

Alma Gêmea

2005
Alma Gêmea is a Brazilian telenovela that produced and broadcast by Rede Globo in 2005 and 2006. It was written by Walcyr Carrasco and directed by Jorge Fernando. Although the actors speak Portuguese,...
TV
Mad Maria

Mad Maria

2005
It tells the story of two contrasting realities in the early 20th century: The construction of a railway in the Amazon rainforest and the glamorous life of Rio de Janeiro, where politicians and big bu...

2004.

2 Movies
Irmãos de Fé

Irmãos de Fé

2004
Priest Marcelo Rossi visits a juvenile correction center, and gives Paulo, one of the interns, a Bible. He starts reading the story of St. Paul.
O Vestido

O Vestido

2004
Ulisses has failed in his professional life, but leads a happy life with his wife Ângela and their two daughters. Until the day he is introduced to Bárbara, a very beautiful woman living in Rio de Jan...

2002.

1 Movie

2001.

8 Movies
Brainstorm

Brainstorm

4.33
2001
A trip to the mental institution hell. Neto is a middle class teenager who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs on his pocket. The family tragedy ...
Behind the Sun

Behind the Sun

2001
The badlands of Brazil. His father ordered Tonho to avenge his brother's death. The young man knows that if he commits this crime, his life will be divided in two: the twenty years he has already live...

2000.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
A Terceira Morte de Joaquim Bolívar

A Terceira Morte de Joaquim Bolívar

2000
The ideological conflict between Joaquim Bolvar, a young barber member of the Communist Party, and Coronel Gaudncio, a typical province political leader.
TV
Brave People

Brave People

2000
Brava Gente was a television series aired by TV Globo in Brazil between 2000 and 2003, initially as a special year-end. The program was adapted from stories and national stories, and plays by famous p...
Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion

Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion

2000
The story of a man who loved his country is told in the film. The man wanted to be loyal to himself. His music shows his passion for Brazil.

1999.

2 Movies
Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei

Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei

1999
A movie is about a Brazilian businessman who competed with the American's richest man at his time. In 1867, Irineu Evangelista de Souza had 155.000 contos de reis. The movie shows his life from povert...
Cine Mambembe: Cinema Discovers Brazil

Cine Mambembe: Cinema Discovers Brazil

1999
Laís Bodanzky and Luiz Bolognesi travel around the small cities of Brazil, exhibiting short films in public squares. From the south of Bahia to the farthest parts of Amazon, this documentary discover...

1998.

3 Movies
Impressions for Clara

Impressions for Clara

1998
There is a remembrance of things past.
The Patriot

The Patriot

1998
He tries to find solutions for Brazilian problems using only his own country's resources. He has strange ideas about how to build a great nation.
Central Station

Central Station

6
1998
An emotional journey of a former school teacher who writes letters for people who can't read and a young boy who doesn't know his father.

1997.

3 Movies
Four Days in September

Four Days in September

3
1997
Fernando and César were involved in the fight against the Brazilian dictatorship. Cesare was wounded in a bank hold up. Fernando kidnapped the American ambassador in Brazil and asked for the release o...

1995.

2 Movies
The Nutty Boy

The Nutty Boy

1995
The principal character in Helvécio Ratton's delightful film has been adapted from a book and comic created by the Brazilian cartoonist Ziraldo, and tells the tale of a happy-go-lucky 10-year-old chil...

1994.

1 TV show

1993.

1 Movie

1992.

1 TV show

1991.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1990.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Conterrâneos Velhos de Guerra

Conterrâneos Velhos de Guerra

1990
Documentary about the people who came from all over Brazil to work in the construction of the city of Brasilia, their stories, and the abuse and humiliation they suffered in the process.
TV
Desire

Desire

1990
Set in the early twentieth century and based on real facts, it tells the love story that led to the murder of one of the greatest Brazilian writers: Euclides da Cunha.

1989.

1 Movie
Sermões - A História de Antônio Vieira

Sermões - A História de Antônio Vieira

1989
Based upon the life story of Father Antonio Vieira, born in Lisbon in 1608 and deceased in Salvador, Bahia, in 1697. He's considered the first Brazilian writer and one of the most important aesthete o...

1988.

1 Movie
O Mistério no Colégio Brasil

O Mistério no Colégio Brasil

1988
Two students go on a date in a cave behind their school. They see a corpse when they arrive. When they got to the scene, the corpse had vanished.

1987.

1 Movie

1985.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Chico Rei

Chico Rei

1985
Galanga, king of Congo brought to Brazil as a slave, finds gold in Vila Rica, in the State of Minas Gerais, and buys his enfranchisement, the properties of his former owner, and his companions' freedo...
TV
Roque Santeiro

Roque Santeiro

1985
Sant Roqueeiro is worshiped as a saint in the small town of Asa Branca. He was killed 18 years ago trying to save the church. The local leaderships took advantage of his disappearance to control the p...

1983.

2 Movies
The Next Victim

The Next Victim

1983
A TV reporter tries to find out who is killing prostitutes in a São Paulo neighbourhood.

1982.

4 Movies
Linha de Montagem

Linha de Montagem

6
1982
Documentary about the strikes that took place in São Bernardo do Campo, in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, circa 1979/1980. That moment was of utmost importance, since it revealed a Union leader, Luís...
Ao Sul do Meu Corpo

Ao Sul do Meu Corpo

1982
Late 30's in So Paulo. An intellectual and professor named Paulo César Pereio won a scholarship to study in Paris and he announced it to his friend and student, Nuno Leal Maia. In Paris, Polidoro rece...
Heart and Guts

Heart and Guts

1982
Financial problems in a religious school for girls force the government to interfere. While waiting in the conference hall to communicate the fact to the school administrators, the intervenor falls as...
The Brazilwood Man

The Brazilwood Man

1982
Fantasy comedy about Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade, one of the most important icons of Modernism in Brazil. In the film, Oswald is played by two actors: Ítala Nandi, as his feminine anima, and Fl...

1980.

1 Movie
The JK Years: A Political Trajectory

The JK Years: A Political Trajectory

1980
Documentary about Brazilian history, from 1945 until the 70s, focusing on president Juscelino Kubitschek, his political rise, his philosophy of economical development, his gigantic project ...

1979.

1 Movie
Braços Cruzados, Máquinas Paradas

Braços Cruzados, Máquinas Paradas

1979
São Paulo, May 1978. Three slates compete for the leadership of the Metalworkers' Union of São Paulo, the largest in Latin America, with 300,000 associate workers, and presided over by a platoon since...

1976.

2 Movies
Libertários

Libertários

1976
The history of the workers' movement in Brazil is the subject of a documentary. The most important strikes, the successes and defeats of the movement, from the end of the 19th Century until 1922, are ...

1975.

1 Movie
O Predileto

O Predileto

1975
Based on the novel "Totônio Pacheco", written by João Alphonsus. At the time of the decadence of the great farms of Minas Gerais, Totônio is a symbol of the golden age of state farms: old and accustom...

1974.

1 Movie
Triste Trópico

Triste Trópico

1974
In this "fake documentary", a doctor returns to Brazil after his studies in Paris. Setting out to practice Medicine, he becomes an indigenous messiah and, in time, a cannibal.

1972.

3 Movies
S. Bernardo

S. Bernardo

1972
The story of a poor man who becomes a rich farmer. He doesn't pay much attention to his wife, who is a teacher, because he wants to get even richer.
Long Way of Death

Long Way of Death

1972
The life and death of Colonel Orestes, a decadent coffee farmer, spanned three generations and three different wives. The synthesis of modernization buries the buildings on the ground that had previou...

1970.

5 Movies
Beste

Beste

1970
Deformed form by which the word "beast" (medieval weapon) is pronounced in the north of the Brazilian state of Bahia and was still present in the cultural memory of the region.
Rastejador, Substantivo Masculino

Rastejador, Substantivo Masculino

1970
Report of a crawler, who helped the steering wheels to find traces of the cangaceiros in the caatinga and their knowledge to survive in this environment.
Of Gods and the Undead

Of Gods and the Undead

1970
In the 1930s, in the South of State of Bahia, Brazil, an adventurer with no name or history, who has already been shot seven times, gets involved in the battle for land and cacao plantations. His plan...

1969.

2 Movies
Antonio das Mortes

Antonio das Mortes

6
1969
Coirana is the leader of a new incarnation of Cangaceiro bandits. A blind man hires a blind man to kill someone. After defeating Coirana and accompanying the dying man to his mountain hideout, Antnio ...

1968.

1 Movie
Capitu

Capitu

1968
It is an adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic novel. They have been friends since childhood and end up marrying. When he starts to suspect that Capitu has an affair with his best friend, and that ...

1964.

1 Movie
Black God, White Devil

Black God, White Devil

6
1964
Cowherd Manoel and his wife are on the run in the badlands of Brazil after he killed a rich grazier. They learn that the land is not for God or the Devil, but for the people.

1963.

1 Movie

1962.

2 Movies
Tocaia no Asfalto

Tocaia no Asfalto

1962
The Northeast part of the country has a lot of Brazilian hitmen. The story revolves around a young and idealistic politician from Salvador, who the enemies are eager to eliminate.
The Given Word

The Given Word

1962
Zé is a poor man and his most prized possession is his donkey. Zé will carry a cross from his city to Saint Brbara's church if his donkey recovers. Zé leaves on his journey after his donkey is recover...
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