Brazil

Fernando Belens – Anil (1990)

An emblematic film having as a guiding thread the clothes spread on the poles. Read More »

Mika Kaurismäki – Moro No Brasil AKA Sound of Brazil (2002)

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This one is documentary about Brasil music scene.Expecialy about live music from the streets and from diverse region of Brasil.For me best music is somwhere on one hour of duration.So if there anyone who loves this kind of music i supose that he will love this music documentary also. Read More »

Marcel Camus – Orfeu Negro AKA Black Orpheus [+Extras] (1959)

Screen: Legend Retold; ‘Black Orpheus’ Bows at the Plaza
By BOSLEY CROWTHER
Published: December 22, 1959

ALL tangled up in the madness of a Rio de Janeiro carnival, full of intoxicating samba music, frenzied dancing and violent costumes, the Frenchman Marcel Camus presents us a melancholy tale in his color film, “Black Orpheus” (“Orfeu Negro”), which came to the Plaza yesterday. Read More »

Carlos Alberto Prates Correia – Cabaret Mineiro (1980)

Focusing on the culture and beliefs of the people in the state of Minas Geraes in Brazil, this highly innovative drama by director Carlos Alberto Prates-Correia continuously blurs the line between fantasy and reality. At center stage is a man and his life, viewed from the perspective of his dreams, visions of the past, interpretations of the present, and a “real” world somewhere in-between. Cultural and social vignettes from life in Minas Geraes are interspersed throughout the film; the avant-garde approach of Prates-Correia contorts some of these vignettes into enigmas. Read More »

Daniel Ribeiro – Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho AKA The Way He Looks (2014)

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Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, arrives at their classroom, new feelings blossom in Leonardo making him question his plans. Read More »

Walter Lima Jr. – Ele, o Boto AKA He, the Dolphin (1987)


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“Ele, o Boto” is based on an old legend of a water spirit who takes on form of Amazon river dolphin. He only takes on his humanoid form when he wants a mate. However, the village men hate the water sprite and want him dead. All he wanted was some mates, due to his loneliness… Read More »

Walter Hugo Khouri – As Filhas do Fogo (1978)

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Woman living in São Paulo goes to Gramado, South of Brazil, to visit a friend of hers. Together, they meet an odd woman who engages in strange experiences in parapsychology. From then on, bizarre events are bound to happen. Read More »