Synopsis

Soon after his death, 19th century nobleman Bras Cubas decides to elude his eternal spirit for a little while in order to write his memoirs. Commencing with a short introduction during which, in order to satisfy science's curiosity, he describes firsthand the experiences of a dying man in his death throes, he then transports his willing readership back to the time of his unforgettable amorous adventures - and erotic disappointments. The book describes how a beggar can become a millionaire and how sometimes, under certain circumstances, legs can have a will of their own...

Directors

Andre Klotzel

Producers

Andre Klotzel