'Kardec': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the Brazilian drama on Netflix
Produced by Eliana Soárez, the story of 'Kardec' revolves around Allan Kardec and chronicles his as an educator to his contribution to the spiritist codification
Written and directed by Wagner de Assis, 'Kardec' is a Brazilian drama film set for an August 29 release on Netflix. The official synopsis of the movie reads: "A man of reason. A spinning table at a séance. A transformation and a call to change the world."
Produced by Eliana Soárez, the story of the film revolves around Allan Kardec and chronicles his journey as an educator and his contribution to the spiritist codification. It is a biography of the French educator, translator and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail, whose pen name was Allan Kardec. He is the author of the five books known as the Spiritist Codification and is the founder of Spiritism.
The Brazilian movie is all set for an official release on August 29 on Netflix.
The official plot summary of the film reads: "In Catholic 19th-Century France, professor Léon Rivail attends a séance and is moved to found spiritism, putting him in the authorities' sights."
The Brazilian actor plays the lead role of Rivail/Kardec in the film. He is also known for his role in 'Cabra-Cega' (2004), 'Not by Chance' (2007) and 'To the Left of the Father' (2001).
Sandra stars in the film as Amélie. The Brazilian actress is known for his work in 'Linha de Passe' (2008), 'Gloria and Grace' (2017) and 'Vazante' (2017).
Other actors in the movie include Letícia Braga as Julie, Louise D'Tuani as Ermance Dufaux, Genésio de Barros as Padre Boutin, Charles Fricks as Charles Baudin, Julia Konrad as Ruth-Celine, Henrique Neves as Cáligrafo, Guilherme Piva as Didier, Júlia Svacinna as Caroline, Guida Vianna as Madame Plainemaison, Dalton Vigh as Sr. Dufaux and Christian Baltauss.
Wagner de Assis is the director of the upcoming Brazilian film 'Kardec'. The movie has been written by Assis and LG Bayão.
Watch the 2.15-minute trailer of 'Kardec' here. The movie has been dubbed in Portuguese.
Where to watch
The movie will be available for streaming on Netflix this August 29.
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