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Bossa Nova In Bossa Nova, the kind of movie which could easily have costarred Doris Day and a gray-templed Rock Hudson, Irving plays a widowed...Bossa NovaRomancePT95MR In Bossa Nova, the kind of movie which could easily have costarred Doris Day and a gray-templed Rock Hudson, Irving plays a widowed...2000-10-06Columbia Pictures
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Bossa Nova

Genre: Romance; Starring: Antonio Fagundes, Amy Irving; Director: Bruno Barreto; Runtime (in minutes): 95; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Columbia Pictures

In Bossa Nova, the kind of movie which could easily have costarred Doris Day and a gray-templed Rock Hudson, Irving plays a widowed expat who teaches English to hot-blooded Brazilians — including silver-fox lawyer Fagundes. Romance follows, but the romantic farce suggested by the wacky secondary characters never catches its rhythm. C-