Paulo Coelho: the Alchemist Himself

Paulo Coelho: the Alchemist Himself

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Paulo Coelho is the famous Brazilian author whose books are sold in almost every country of the world. This documentary is about the amazing life of the great writer in a form of interview given to the head of the Unknown Planet, Andrei Martynov. Coelho himself says: “My books are just the reflections of my soul.” As a young man, Paulo Coelho served several jail sentences and was a rock star in Brazil in the 1970s. He changed his life completely, and today he is one of the most popular authors in the world. Chronicles from his life, first colored video clip in Brazil, interviews, and more are in this documentary.


SD, 2 x 26 min.

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Andrei Martynov


Andrei Martynov


Vlad Sundakov, Fred Kabilosh

Edited by

Boris Perochinsky

Music by

Larisa Evdokimova

Narrated by

Boris Mironov

Available language(s)

Russian (English subtitles)