Most Popular Titles With Walter Carvalho
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1. Carandiru (2003)
R | 145 min | Drama, Crime
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »
2. Central Station (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama
An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
3. Behind the Sun (2001)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.
Writers: Karim Aïnouz, Ismail Kadare, Sérgio Machado, João Moreira Salles, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: José Dumont, Rodrigo Santoro, Rita Assemany, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos
4. Side by Side (2012– )
The idealistic and brave Isabel (Camila Pitanga) is the maid of a French lady who taught her the European language and manners... See full synopsis »
5. The Knife (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
An American photographer in Rio de Janeiro becomes involved in the world of "knife culture" when he sets out to find the killer of one of his models.
6. Madame Satã (2002)
Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometime chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero and convict from Rio de Janeiro.
7. To the Left of the Father (2001)
163 min | Drama
Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce ... See full summary »
8. Heleno (2011)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas.
9. Mango Yellow (2002)
103 min | Drama
Short stories revolving around a bar and a hotel in Recife, unveil a mosaic of exotic characters living in the Brazilian underground: a butcher married with an evangelical woman, a ... See full summary »
11. Budapest (2009)
113 min | Drama, Romance
José Costa is a Brazilian ghost writer. Returning from a ghost writers convention his airplane is rerouted to Budapest. His life is also rerouted when he meets Krista and with her help, ... See full summary »
12. Rat Fever (2011)
110 min | Drama
Rat Fever is the alcohol-drenched story of an unrequited love. The poet Zizo, a pure-bred anarchist, is lost as soon as he meets the sober Eneida. She doesn't mind being his muse, but she ... See full summary »
13. Bog of Beasts (2006)
80 min | Drama
A man falls in love with a teenage girl, who is exploited by her own grandfather, who sometimes takes her to a gas station to show her naked to whomever pays him some money.
15. Delicate Crime (2005)
87 min | Drama
Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with ... See full summary »
Writers: Marçal Aquino, Beto Brant, Georg Büchner, Luiz F. Carvalho Filho, Gonçalves Dias, Maurício Paroni de Castro, Marco Ricca, Sérgio Sant'Anna | Director: Beto Brant | Stars: Marco Ricca, Lilian Taublib, Maria Manoella, Felipe Ehrenberg
16. O Rebu (2014 TV Mini-Series)
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A body is found in the pool of a millionaire during a party which brings together in one mansion several members of Brazil's high society. From there on we see the reasons and motivations each guest had to commit the murder.
17. Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)
98 min | Biography, Music
The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.
18. Foreign Land (1996)
110 min | Action, Romance, Drama
After the death of his mother, a young Brazilian decides to leave his country and travel to his mother's native land. In a foreign land, he finds love and danger.
19. Getúlio (2014)
101 min | Biography, Drama, History
The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination ... See full summary »
20. Quilombo (1984)
114 min | Drama
Palmares is a 17th-century quilombo, a settlement of escaped slaves in northeast Brazil. In 1650, plantation slaves revolt and head for the mountains where they find others led by the aged ... See full summary »
21. Possible Loves (2001)
98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »
23. The Machine (2005)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
Karina has 2 dreams: to become an actress & to see the world. Antonio is in love with her. He promises to bring the world to "Nordestina", a village in the sticks of Brazil. This backwater ... See full summary »
24. Love for Sale (2006)
90 min | Drama
In order to get funds, a young woman living in the Northeast of Brazil decides to raffle her own body.
25. Midnight (1998)
75 min | Drama
On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.
Writers: João Emanuel Carneiro, José Carvalho, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Matheus Nachtergaele, Nelson Sargento
27. Janela da Alma (2001)
73 min | Documentary
Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment - from mild nearsightedness to total blindness - discuss how they see themselves, how they see others and how they perceive the ... See full summary »
28. Santiago (2007)
80 min | Documentary
Documentary about Santiago, a peculiar man who used to work for the director and his parents as a butler. The material was filmed in 1992 but, for some strange reason, the director felt he ... See full summary »
29. Raul - O Início, o Fim e o Meio (2012)
Enquanto o mundo fervilhava nas trepidões das motos de Easy Rider, no ritmo frenético de Elvis Presley... See full synopsis »
30. Sonhos Roubados (2009)
85 min | Drama
Jessica, Sabrina and Daiane have dreams, just like all young people of any social class or place in the world. They live in a low-income neighborhood in the periphery of Rio de Janeiro and ... See full summary »
32. Chega de Saudade (2007)
95 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In an old-time dance hall (the "gafieira") in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.
Writers: Laís Bodanzky, Luiz Bolognesi, Nando Bolognesi, Adriana Falcão, Roberto Gervitz, Ricardo Kauffman, Bráulio Mantovani, Silvana Matteusi, Sérgio Penna, Chris Riera, Daniela Smith | Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Leonardo Villar, Tônia Carrero, Cássia Kis Magro, Betty Faria
34. News from a Personal War (1999)
57 min | Documentary
Documentary about urban violence in Brazil, especially in Rio de Janeiro. Policemen, drug dealers, and shantytown dwellers get trapped into a daily war that knows no winners.
35. In Evil Hour (2005)
118 min | Drama
A small town is stirred by anonymous notes delivered during the night, telling the secrets of its inhabitants.
37. Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
132 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his ... See full summary »
38. Miradas múltiples (La máquina loca) (2012)
96 min | Documentary, History
They build myths, light passions, and practically never speak. In this documentary they'll complete with their words, the iconographic world of one of the most legendary cinematographers of... See full summary »
85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An urban fable that portrays the process of adaptation of ASTRO, the protagonist, to the city of Rio de Janeiro. Swedish, daughter of a Brazilian mother and Swedish father, she comes to ... See full summary »
42. O Canto da Sereia (2013 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active
The mystery surrounding the murder of a seductive and ambitious axé performer during one of her concerts.
45. The Absence That Moves Us (2011)
95 min | Drama
Documentary or fiction? Actors or characters? A recording of real life or scenes? Did it really happened or was it all staged? - This is the first film by acclaimed stage director ... See full summary »
49. Between Valleys (2012)
80 min | Drama
Vicente is an economist, Caio's father, married to Marina, a dedicated dentist. He leads a normal life at home and at work until one loss after another leads him on an erratic journey ... See full summary »
50. Butterfly (1995 TV Mini-Series)
While shooting a movie in Brazil, Francesca, an actress, decides to finally sort out a dark chapter of her youth, and to visit her sister Paola in Rio de Janeiro with whom she has been out ... See full summary »