Tag Archives: Helena Ignez

Rogério Sganzerla – Nem Tudo é Verdade (1986)

Orson Welles goes to Brazil to shoot his documentary It’s All True.
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A fictional account of Orson Welles’ real passage to Brazil where he was supposed to film a cultural film called “It’s All True”, to present a positive image of Brazilian people and the country’s grandiosity’s to the U.S. government, a project that was part of FDR’s Good Neighbor policy. But Welles got enchanted with everything around him and got distracted from the project, that never got fully made. This movie speculates what really happened to Welles that prevented him from fulfilling his work. Read More »

Júlio Bressane – A Família do Barulho (1970)

Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, [email protected] wrote:
A dysfunctional family, composed of a prostitute and two gays, one strong and the other fragile and stupid, lives a routine life in Rio de Janeiro. When the slut threatens the other two to stop supporting them, they decide to find an odalisque as an alternative to keep their easy life. Read More »

Júlio Bressane – Cara a Cara (1967)

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A man, sort of penpusher living in the darkness of books or in a ruined house with his dying mother, watches out for of a radiant, rich young girl. Her father meanwhile seems to organize some political trick with accomplices. Read More »

Rogério Sganzerla – Copacabana Mon Amour [+Extras] (1970)

Synopsis: The saga of some Copacabana dwellers: Sônia Silk, a prostitute also known as Miss Prado Júnior and Peroxide Beast; her gay brother, addicted to smelling his boss’s underwear; and Mr. Grillo, the boss. Read More »

Rogério Sganzerla – Sem Essa, Aranha (1970)

Banker, acting as an international front, lives dangerously among a blonde, a brunette and a dark woman, his lover. Music, screams and moviment

Rogerio Sganzerla`s Sem Essa Aranha has just been released in a DVD Box of brazilian underground cinema. The quality of the sound and image are not as good as one could expect, due to the deterioration of the original masters. Read More »