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158 Ratings

How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman

Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês

Algeria, Brazil, 1971
Comedy, Adventure


In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenchs and their enemies are the Tupiniquins, friends of the Portuguese. A Frenchman (Arduíno Colassanti) is captured by the Tupinambás, and in spite of his attempts to convince them that he is French, they believe he is Portuguese.

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How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman Directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Critics reviews

Although FRENCHMAN is missing the simple beauty and emotional core of VIDAS SECAS, the film brilliantly satirizes Brazilian tribal society and its clashes with the duplicitous Europeans out to rape the country of its natural resources, shown here in all its vegetative abundance.
November 09, 2018
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