Matheus Nachtergaele

  • Renata Pinheiro – Carro Rei AKA King Car (2021)

    2021-2030ArthouseBrazilRenata PinheiroSci-Fi

    Born inside a car, Uno has had a very special relationship with them from an early age. From the renovation of an old family vehicle, Uno and his uncle, the auto mechanic Zé Macaco, will set forward a movement no one can predict how and where it will end. By merging elements from assorted film genres, treading between wild fantasy and grounded in a very specific reality, Renata Pinheiro devises a unique film within the contemporary landscape of Brazilian cinema, urgent and timeless in equal measure. Free and restless cinema, as it should be in absurd times.Read More »

  • Guel Arraes – O Auto da Compadecida AKA A Dog’s Will (2000)

    1991-2000BrazilComedyFantasyGuel Arraes

    The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by Christ, the Devil and the Virgin Mary, before they are admitted to paradise.Read More »

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