1951-1960BrazilClassicsDramaNelson Pereira dos Santos

Nelson Pereira dos Santos – Rio Quarenta Graus aka Rio 40ºC (1955)

Banned by Brazil’s Federal Department of Public Safety, “Rio, 40 Grau”s is a landmark film that ushered in the wave of Neorealist cinema in Brazil – Cinema Novo. The film chronicles a day in the life of five peanut vendors from the favelas (shanty towns) of Rio de Janeiro. Other subplots involving characters they meet along the way are interspersed. This was one of the first Brazilian films to address the issues of race, poverty, and class. These themes would continue to be examined by dos Santos throughout his career.


Container:  	Matroska
Runtime: 	1 h 31 min
Size: 	1.95 GiB
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Resolution: 	924x720 
Aspect ratio:  	1.283
Frame rate: 	23.976 fps
Bit rate: 	2 800 kb/s
BPP: 	0.176
#1:  	Portuguese 2.0ch AC-3 @ 256 kb/s



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