Tico-Tico no Fubá (film)

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Tico-Tico no Fubá
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Directed by Adolfo Celi
Produced by Adolfo Celi, Fernando De Barros
Written by Jacques Maret, Oswaldo Sampaio
Music by Radamés Gnattali
Cinematography José María Beltrán, H.E. Fowle
Edited byEdith Hafenrichter, Oswald Hafenrichter
Distributed byVera Cruz Studios, Columbia Pictures
Release date
21 April 1952
Running time
109 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

Tico-Tico no Fubá is a 1952 Brazilian drama film directed by Adolfo Celi and starring Anselmo Duarte. It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival. [1]


The film is a fictionalized biography of Brazilian composer Zequinha de Abreu (1880–1935), who penned the song "Tico-Tico no Fubá" that became an international hit in the 1940s.


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  1. "Festival de Cannes: Tico-Tico no Fubá". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-01-18.