Raul Christiano Machado Cortez (August 28, 1932 – July 18, 2006) was a Brazilian actor. He was born in São Paulo and was the father of actress Lígia Cortez. He worked in television, theater and movies. Cortez died of pancreatic cancer in 2006, aged 73.
Movies & TV shows
Person is a documentary about the life and work of a film maker. Through the personal journey of his daughter, Marina, the documentary reconstructs the history of the So Paulo filmmakers. She uses int...
Three children, Cosmic, Luna and Maninho, live in a futuristic world, where lives are totally programmed. One night, while trying to get points to earn a bonus at school, they get lost in space and di...
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Senhora do Destino
Senhora do Destino foi uma telenovela brasileira produzida e exibida pela Rede Globo entre 28 de junho de 2004 a 12 de março de 2005, totalizando 221 capítulos. Escrita por Aguinaldo Silva com a colab...
The Other Side of the Street
Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana, believes to have witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with ...
1 TV show
Esperança is a Brazilian telenovela produced and aired by TV Globo between June 17, 2002 and February 15, 2003. With Reynaldo Gianecchini, Priscila Fantin, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Ana Paula Arósio, R...
To the Left of the Father
The story of André, the rebel runaway son from a dominant Lebanese-Brazilian family who returns to the nest after a few years. "Lavoura Arcaica" deals with melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, i...
1 TV show
Terra Nostra is a Brazilian telenovela, which was produced by and broadcast on Rede Globo in 1999. The story is set in the late 19th century and takes place at a time when slaves were freed in Brazil...
1 TV show
O Rei do Gado
O Rei do Gado is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and displayed by Rede Globo, 17 June 1996 to February 15, 1997, totaling 209 chapters and 130 in the original version of the SIC in Portugal.
1 TV show
Mulheres de Areia
Mulheres de areia is a Brazilian telenovela produced by the Rede Globo and aired from 1 February 1993 though 25 September 1993, in 203 chapters. It was written by Ivani Ribeiro with the contribution o...
Peter Mandrake, a North-American photojournalist becomes embroiled in South America's dangerous underworld of pimps, drug gangs and arms smugglers when he sets out to find the killer of a local call g...
Jardim de Alah
An overlook at the southern Rio de Janeiro neighborhoods, from the perspective of one of its most well-known places: Jardim de Alah, a group of squares on the middle of neighborhoods Ipanema and Leblo...
Anderson (birth name "Vera") is a transsexual man who lives in a correctional facility for young people. After a book of verses about his life as a young troubled youth, he meets a benevolent, educate...
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Tempo de Violência
Wealthy banker Antônio witnesses the murder of a journalist, who got killed for exposing the activities of a gang of smugglers. After they find out about him, Antônio and his wife are both targeted an...
Brazil Year 2000
Year 2000. Brazil was partially devastated by the Third World War. An immigrant family arrives in a small town, which they call "I Forgot." The trio is recruited by an indigenist to pretend to be indi...
Adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic novel "Dom Casmurro". Bentinho and Capitu are friends since childhood and end up marrying. But Bentinho destroys his life when he starts suspecting Capitu has ...
Directed by Sérgio Bernardes Filho, "Desesperato" tells the story of a writer (Raul Cortez) who leaves his home to carry out literary research in the country's most obscure settings. Unhappy with the ...
The Man Who Bought the World
In a fictitious country, civil servant receives the greatest inheritance in history (ten trillion dollars) and is confined by authorities because he could break world economics. But he manages to esca...
Cristo de Lama
The story of Antônio Francisco Lisboa, the famed Brazilian sculptor and architect born in the 17th century who became known as "Aleijadinho".
O Anjo Assassino
The Case of the Naves Brothers
After their relative and associate runs way, the Naves brothers inform the police of the incident, who end up arresting them under the accusation of murdering the missing person. The brothers are tort...
The Obsessed of Catule
Joaquim (Raul Cortez) becomes crazy and convinces himself that he is the messiah incarnated. With the desperate support of his miserable village, he will start a holy terror movement.
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