WorldCat Identities

Soares, Jofre 1918-1996

Overview
Works: 41 works in 88 publications in 3 languages and 740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Historical films  Ethnographic films  Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)  Documentary-style films  Political films  Journalism films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jofre Soares
Vidas sêcas by Nelson Pereira dos Santos( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vidas secas : "[T]his Brazilian 'Grapes of wrath' is set in the early 1940s, and describes two years in the life of an itinerant cowhand's family struggling to eke out an existence in the drought-ravaged, landowner-dominated sertão of the country's Northeast."--Container
Terra em transe = Entranced earth by Glauber Rocha( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulo Martins (Jardel Filho) is a young poet and journalist who is persuaded by his lover Sara (Glauce Rocha) to become involved in the politics of his country, the hypothetical Eldorado. He fights against two corrupt politicians, a populist governor (José Lewgoy) and a conservative president (Paulo Autran), both of whom were at one time his friends
Antonio das Mortes by Glauber Rocha( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the devil in the land of the sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol), and takes place 29 years after Antonio das Mortes killed Corisco (the "Blond Devil"), last of the cangaceiros. In the old days, Antonio's function in life was [to] exterminate these bandits ... His life had been meaningless for the last 29 years, but now, a new challenge awaits him. When a cangaceiro appears in Jardim Das Piranhas, the local land baron (Joffre Soares) ... calls Antonio das Mortes, killer of cangaceiros. At first, Antonio is ecstatic. His life has gained new meaning. But soon it becomes obvious that this new cangaceiro (named Coirana) is no Corisco, but an idealist. An idealist of the sixties in the garb of the forties. A leader to the hopeless and the hungry. Antonio das Mortes begins to reconsider his feelings towards Coirana and his followers"--Container
Memórias do cárcere = Memoirs of prison( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graciliano Ramos, under suspicion of extreme left-wing views, was imprisoned on a penal isle near Rio de Janeiro from 1936-1937 during a period of political repression. Story is adapted from his vivid recollections of prison life
Guerre conjugale = Conjugal warfare by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many stories revolving around a poor couple who, in spite of hating each other, still live together under the same roof
Tiempo de revancha = Time for revenge by Adolfo Aristarain( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worker for a corrupt mining company sets up an "accidental" dynamite blast and pretends to have become permanently unable to speak, in order to blackmail the company for damages
Baile perfumado( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, the film follows Benjamin Abrahão, a Lebanese immigrant. A filmmaker and photographer, Abrahão sees an opportunity for fame and fortune in the elusive Lampião, an infamous leader of one of the groups of bandits known as "cangaceiros." Abrahão manages to track down Lampião at his camp and talks him into becoming the subject of a documentary film. Abrahão returns to Rio de Janeiro where his film is an immediate success. However, he soon finds his life in danger when one of his backers claims the film is unpatriotic. Based on a true story
Guerra conjugal by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genially humorous collection of stories which run parallel, get crossed or simply follow one another and which portray various citizens of the provincial city of Curitiba, a sinister and timid young man, a gallant lawyer, a old couple. As the director explains, the film affirms the possibility of redemption through an excess of sin
Memórias do cárcere de Graciliano Ramos by Nelson Pereira dos Santos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graciliano Ramos, under suspicion of extreme left-wing views, was imprisoned on a penal isle near Rio de Janeiro from 1936-1937 during a period of political repression. This film is adapted from his vivid recollections of prison life
Grande sertão( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy Riobaldo is attracted Diadorim, not knowing that "he" is a girl dressed in man's cloths. After Diadorim's father is killed, she swears revenge, being joined by Riobaldo in her mission
A guerra dos pelados ; Guerra do Brasil : Toda a verdade sobre a Guerra do Paraguai by Silvio Back( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guerra dos pelados: In 1913, Brazilian peasants rise up when the government gives their land to a foreign railway
S. Bernardo by Leon Hirszman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Paulo Honório, a poor kid who becomes a rich farmer. Obsessed by his desire to get even richer, he doesn't pay much attention to his wife, Madalena, a teacher who reacts against his tyrannical ways
O Jéca macumbeiro( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor man gets a visit from his elderly neighbor, who gives him a sack full of money. He gives the money to his master for safekeeping, who tries to steal it under false pretenses
Soledade( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son compete for the love of a woman, Soledade, during the harsh social conditions of the 1930's in Brazil
Guerro conjugal( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genially humorous collection of stories which run parallel, get crossed or simply follow one another and which portray various citizens of the provincial city of Curitiba, a sinister and timid young man, a gallant lawyer, a old couple. As the director explains, the film affirms the possibility of redemption through an excess of sin
A guerra dos pelados( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1913, Brazilian peasants rise up when the government gives their land to a foreign railway
O amuleto de Ogum( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical thriller which celebrates Candomble, an Afro-Brazilian religion, as a key element in popular culture. A young boy who wears an amulet of Ogum, a Brazilian voodoo deity, becomes a successful mobster
Joaquim Pedro de Andrade by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five feature films from Brazilian filmmaker Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, dating from 1965-1981, with many interviews, documentaries and extras included
Massacre in Dinosaur Valley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action/adventure/sexploitation film set in contemporary Brazil. Paleontologist Kevin Hall (Sopkiw) has come to Brazil to hunt for dinosaur bones and manages to secure a ride on a charter flight with Prof. Ibanez (Bayer) and his lusty daughter Eva (Carvalho) to Dinosaur Valley deep in Amazonia. The passengers on the plane also include a paranoid Vietnam vet (Morris), his wife (Anderson), a photographer (Soares), and his two models, Belinda and Monica (Cristal and Hahn). When the plane crashes in the jungle, Kevin and the other characters are left on their own to trek back to civilization. They encounter cannibals, quick sand, murderous animals, and a mine run by renegades using slave labor. Kevin and Eva are the only two to escape alive
O bom burguês( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970s Brazil, Lucas is a banker with clandestine leftist sympathies who is embezzling money from the bank to support the Communist Party, and also privately supporting a more radical group of guerrillas/terrorists that even the Party is against. Lucas' sister is a member of that paramilitary unit, and when they capture the Swiss ambassador and ask for certain concessions from the government, the action leads to serious trouble for Lucas. Not to mention the fact that his mistress is also the lover of a well-known ultra-conservative - complicating matters several times over
 
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Alternative Names
Joffre Soares

Joffre Soares acteur uit Brazilië (1918-1996)

Joffre Soares actor

Soares Joffre 1918-1996

Soares Joffrey 1918-1996

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