Bossa Nova

Genre:  Comedy, Romance
Running Time:  95 min.
Release Date: June 30, 2000

Current rating: Rating: 2.60
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Cast: Amy Irving, Alexandre Borges, Antônio Fagundes, Débora Bloch


This romantic comedy is about the lonely hearts of nine characters who break up or find love in present day Rio de Janeiro. It focuses on Mary Ann Simpson (Irving) a flight attendant turned English teacher who lives in Rio, as she tries to keep her students out of trouble, and finds the man of her dreams. But the lives of Mary and her new love interest are about to be intertwined with the interference of many other characters and incidents.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Studio: Sony Picture Classics
Producer(s): Lucy Barreto
Screenplay: Alexandre Machado, Fernanda Young
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