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1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Writers: Paulo Lins, Bráulio Mantovani | Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

2. 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (2005 Video)

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The 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards and Interviews backstage with the recipients, honorees and presenters of the Awards Show 2005. The Lifetime Achievement Award ... See full summary »

Directors: Sian Busby, Josef d'Bache-Kane, Colin Wilson | Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Cliff Bestall, Nick Broomfield, Frank Budgen

3. News from a Personal War (1999)

57 min | Documentary

8.1
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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.

Writers: Kátia Lund, João Moreira Salles | Directors: Kátia Lund, João Moreira Salles | Stars: Nilton Cerqueira, Carlos Luis Gregório, Paulo Lins, Hélio Luz

4. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

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.

Writers: Marcos Bernstein, João Emanuel Carneiro, Walter Salles | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

5. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Writers: Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Alberto Granado, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

6. Behind the Sun (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

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, Ravi Ramos Lacerda

7. Onde a Terra Acaba (2002)

75 min | Documentary

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On 17 May 1931, the young director Mário Peixoto released his masterpiece "Limite" in a premiere in Capitólio Theater in Rio de Janeiro to astonished audiences bewildered by the impressive ... See full summary »

Writer: Sérgio Machado | Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Olga Breno, Carlos Diegues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Brutus Pedreira

8. Japão - Uma Viagem no Tempo (1986– )

120 min | Documentary

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Mini series about Japan in 4 segments: "O Outro Lado do Mundo" (The Other Side of the World), "Os Samurais da Economia" (The Samurais of Economics), "Os Novos Criadores" (The New Creators) ... See full summary »

Star: Eloy de Carlo

9. Chico - O País da Delicadeza Perdida (1989 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Music

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A look into the 25 years of career of famous musician Chico Buarque and his influence in Brazilian culture.

Writer: João Moreira Salles | Directors: Nelson Motta, Walter Salles | Star: Chico Buarque de Hollanda

10. Marisa Monte (1988 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

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Explores the work of young singer Marisa Monte and focuses on a live concert given in Teatro Villa-Lobo in Brazil.

Directors: Nelson Motta, Walter Salles | Stars: Marisa Monte, Ed Motta, Paulo Moura

11. Foreign Land (1996)

110 min | Action, Romance, Drama

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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.

Writers: Marcos Bernstein, Millor Fernandes, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Fernando Alves Pinto, Alexandre Borges, Luís Melo

12. MSN Exclusives (2012– )

Biography, Talk-Show | Active

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A Canadian talk show.

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Katheryn Winnick, Genesis Rodriguez, Kate Mara

13. Café de los maestros (2008)

90 min | Documentary, Musical

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Interviews with the musicians and singers from Argentina's golden days of Tango.

Writers: Miguel Kohan, Gustavo Santaolalla | Director: Miguel Kohan | Stars: Aníbal Arias, Ernesto Baffa, Emilio Balcarce, Oscar Berlingieri

14. The Making of 'The Motorcycle Diaries' (2004 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

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Stars: Rodrigo De la Serna, Gael García Bernal, Alberto Granado, Aleida Guevara

17. Jia Zhang-ke by Walter Salles (2014)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

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Documentary of the life & filmmaking of Jia Zhang-Ke from the Brazilian Walter Salles. Reflections on transformation of Chinese society, towns, family, the cultural revolution and ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Salles, Jean-Michel Frodon | Director: Walter Salles | Star: Zhangke Jia

18. Un siècle d'écrivains (1995– )

Documentary

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Stars: Bernard Rapp, Philippe Sollers, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, François Nourissier

19. Socorro Nobre (1996)

23 min | Short, Documentary

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When the inmate Maria do Socorro Nobre reads an article about the Polish artist Franz Krajcberg in Veja magazine, she decides to write a letter to him. Socorro was sentenced to more than ... See full summary »

Writers: Franz Krajcberg, Walter Salles | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Franz Krajcberg, Socorro Nobre

20. Lion's Den (2008)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

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An incarcerated woman struggles to raise her son from prison.

Writers: Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero | Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Martina Gusman, Elli Medeiros, Rodrigo Santoro, Laura García

21. Madame Satã (2002)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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59 Metascore

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.

Writers: Karim Aïnouz, Marcelo Gomes, Sérgio Machado, Mauricio Zacharias | Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Lázaro Ramos, Marcelia Cartaxo, Flavio Bauraqui, Fellipe Marques

22. Love for Sale (2006)

90 min | Drama

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62 Metascore

In order to get funds, a young woman living in the Northeast of Brazil decides to raffle her own body.

Writers: Karim Aïnouz, Felipe Bragança, Simone Lima, Mauricio Zacharias | Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Hermila Guedes, Maria Menezes, Zezita Matos, João Miguel

23. Linha de Passe (2008)

113 min | Drama, Sport

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A story about four brothers from a poor family who need to fight to follow their dreams.

Writers: George Moura, Daniela Thomas, Bráulio Mantovani | Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Sandra Corveloni, João Baldasserini, Vinícius de Oliveira, Geraldo Rodrigues

24. Midnight (1998)

75 min | Drama

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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

25. Critico (2008)

80 min | Documentary

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70 critics and filmmakers discuss cinema from the age old conflict between the artist and the observer, the creator and the critic. From 1998 to 2007, Kleber Mendonça Filho has collected ... See full summary »

Writers: Emilie Lesclaux, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Michel Ciment, Walter Salles, Carlos Saura, Gus Van Sant

26. Me You Them (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.

Writer: Elena Soarez | Director: Andrucha Waddington | Stars: Regina Casé, Lima Duarte, Stênio Garcia, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

27. Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute (1995 Video)

Documentary, Music

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Direct from Brazil in his last recorded performance, Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) is joined by an international delegation of jazz giants to recreate his classic melodies in a beautiful... See full summary »

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Alex Acuna, Ron Carter, Gal Costa, Herbie Hancock

29. Hermanas (2005)

100 min | Drama

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66 Metascore

Argentinian sisters Elena and Natalia, who were separated, meet again in Texas in 1984.

Writer: Julia Solomonoff | Director: Julia Solomonoff | Stars: Valeria Bertuccelli, Ingrid Rubio, Adrián Navarro, Nicolás Pauls

30. Lower City (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

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61 Metascore

Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.

Writers: Karim Aïnouz, Sérgio Machado, Adriana Rattes, Gil Vicente Tavares | Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

31. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

120 min | Documentary

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70 short movies about cinema and its future.

Writers: Guy Debord, Haile Gerima, Monte Hellman, Shekhar Kapur, Milcho Manchevski | Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Karim Aïnouz, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter Chan, Isabel Coixet, Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Claire Denis, Lav Diaz, Amit Dutta, Atom Egoyan, Aleksey Fedorchenko, Frédéric Fonteyne, James Franco, Lluís Galter, Haile Gerima, Aleksey German, Amos Gitai, Sang-soo Hong, Benoît Jacquot, Zhangke Jia, Semih Kaplanoglu, Abbas Kiarostami, Ki-duk Kim, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larraín, Tobias Lindholm, Guido Lombardi, Jazmín López, Samuel Maoz, Pietro Marcello, Brillante Mendoza, Celina Murga, Amir Naderi, Shirin Neshat, Nicolás Pereda, Franco Piavoli, Giuseppe Piccioni, Edgar Reitz, João Pedro Rodrigues, Walter Salles, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Shion Sono, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Teresa Villaverde, Bing Wang, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Andrew Wonder, Yonfan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jan Cvitkovic, Davide Ferrario, Monte Hellman, Marlen Khutsiev, Milcho Manchevski, Franco Maresco, Salvatore Mereu, Ermanno Olmi, Michele Placido, Todd Solondz | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia

32. VIPs (2010)

95 min | Biography, Drama

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The life of a real conman and one of the biggest frauds in Brazil.

Writers: Mariana Caltabiano, Thiago Dottori, Bráulio Mantovani | Director: Toniko Melo | Stars: Wagner Moura, Gisele Fróes, Emiliano Ruschel, Marcela Falci

33. Futuro Beach (2014)

Unrated | 106 min | Drama

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68 Metascore

Short after facing the failure of an attempt to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, friend of the victim. Motivated by the circumstances, Donato decides to begin a new life in Berlin, but pieces of his past are coming after him.

Writers: Felipe Bragança, Karim Aïnouz | Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuíta Barbosa, Fred Lima

34. Born and Bred (2006)

100 min | Drama

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In Patagonia, a successful interior designer's life falls apart after he suffers a horrific accident.

Writers: Mario Rulloni, Pablo Trapero | Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Fernanda de Almeida, Federico Esquerro, Martina Gusman, Tomás Lipan

35. The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

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Friends of the recently deceased Quincas take their pal's body on one last tour of his favorite spots in Brazil's Bahia.

Writers: Jorge Amado, Sérgio Machado | Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Mariana Ximenes, Milton Gonçalves, Vladimir Brichta, Paulo José

36. Wanderlust (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

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A documentary on road movies and their effect on American culture.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Allison Anders, Jeanine Basinger, Robert Benton, Karen Black

37. The Knife (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

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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.

Writers: Rubem Fonseca, Matthew Chapman | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Peter Coyote, Tchéky Karyo, Amanda Pays, Raul Cortez

38. Transeunte (2010)

100 min | Drama

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Writers: Manuela Dias, Eryk Rocha | Director: Eryk Rocha | Stars: Fernando Bezerra, José Paes de Lira, Luciana Domschke, Bia Morelli

39. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama

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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Writers: Jack Kerouac, Jose Rivera | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

40. The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards give out prestigious awards to some of America's favorite entertainers in film and television!

Stars: Ben Affleck, Gillian Anderson, Ann-Margret, Christina Applegate

42. Habi, la extranjera (2013)

92 min

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Writer: María Florencia Álvarez | Director: María Florencia Álvarez | Stars: Martina Juncadella, Martin Slipak, Lucía Alfonsín, Maria Luísa Mendonça

43. Castanha e Caju Contra o Encouraçado Titanic (2002)

Short

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Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas, George Moura

44. Guns and Peace (2003)

3 min | Short

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Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Star: Adão Xalebaradã

45. Susana Giménez (1998– )

60 min

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Stars: Susana Giménez, Nazareno Móttola, Gerard Flores, Antonio Gasalla

46. Eye of the Storm (2009)

113 min | Drama

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The story of a burglary and its tragic aftereffects.

Writers: Marco Dutra, Eduardo Valente | Director: Eduardo Valente | Stars: Marcio Vito, Dedina Bernardelli, Malu Rocha, Licurgo Spinola

47. Somos Todos Filhos da Terra (1998)

Documentary, Drama, Short

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Directors: Kátia Lund, João Moreira Salles, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Adão Xalebaradã, Janete Andrade, Luanda

48. Dark Water (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.

Writers: Kôji Suzuki, Hideo Nakata, Takashige Ichise, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth

49. The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2005 TV Special)

135 min | Documentary

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Writer: Billy Kimball | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Adam Abel, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cedi Ali Rajah

50. Sound of Terror: The Soundscapes of 'Dark Water' (2005 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Frank Gaeta, Scott Millan, Maria Montoreano, Daniel Rezende