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Garrincha, Estrella Solitaria

2003 Rated NR 1hr 50m

Though he is often credited as the greatest dribbler in soccer history, Brazilian footballer Manuel Francisco dos Santos (Andre Goncalves) -- known to his fans as Garrincha, or "songbird" -- led an equally fascinating life off the field. Chronicling the highs and lows of his tumultuous story, this biopic addresses his problems with alcohol and his notorious infidelity, which included a 15-year affair with singer Elza Soares (Tais Araujo).

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.