To Understand Brazil / Best of Brazil Movies (and TV)

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1.
Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol)... (100 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
2.
A Dog's Will (2000)
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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... (104 mins.)
Director: Guel Arraes
 
3.
The Machine (2005)
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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"... (89 mins.)
Director: João Falcão
 
4.
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
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A road movie about a German man who went to the North East of Brazil in the 1942 to sell Aspirin. (99 mins.)
Director: Marcelo Gomes
 
5.
The Foreign Eye (2006 Documentary)
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Fantasies and clichés about Brazil and Brazilians as reinforced by international films, even those actually shot in Brazil... (70 mins.)
Director: Lúcia Murat
 
6.
Árido Movie (2005)
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Weatherman from a TV network goes back to his hometown, Vale da Rocha, a place in Northeast Brazil, devastated by the drought. He is forced to face the geographic elements and his own memories. (100 mins.)
Director: Lírio Ferreira
 
7.
Behind the Sun (2001)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
8.
Mutum (2007)
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Thiago lives with his family on an isolated farm in the arid backlands of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As the... (95 mins.)
Director: Sandra Kogut
 
9.
The Trespasser (2001)
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Two businessmen hire a hitman to kill their third partner and are then blackmailed by the hitman as he takes over their company. (97 mins.)
Director: Beto Brant
 
10.
Barren Lives (1963)
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A poor family in the Northeast of Brazil (Fabiano, the father; Sinhá Vitória, the mother; their 2 children... (103 mins.)
 
11.
Central Station (1998)
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
12.
Mango Yellow (2002)
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Short stories revolving around a bar and a hotel in Recife, unveil a mosaic of exotic characters living... (103 mins.)
Director: Cláudio Assis
 
13.
Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
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Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town... (106 mins.)
Director: Guel Arraes
 
14.
Bog of Beasts (2006)
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A man gets obsessed by 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. (80 mins.)
Director: Cláudio Assis
 
15.
The Given Word (1962)
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A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end? (98 mins.)
Director: Anselmo Duarte
 
16.
Embodiment of Evil (2008)
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The gravedigger Zé do Caixão continues his search for the perfect woman to bear his son. (94 mins.)
 
17.
Today Is Maria's Day (2005 Mini-Series)
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Running away from her abusive father, a little but brave and bold girl goes through a journey of magic and fantasy, lurked by a demonic trickster.
 
18.
City of God (2002)
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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
 
19.
A Pedra do Reino (2007 Mini-Series)
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The Brazilian back lands. Quaderna, an old clown and bard, narrates, from his cart in the middle of the street... (228 mins.)
 
20.
Drained (2006)
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A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control. (112 mins.)
Director: Heitor Dhalia
 
21.
Big Family (2001 TV Series)
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Sitcom about wacky Brazilian family. (30 mins.)
 
22.
God Is Brazilian (2003)
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God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while. (110 mins.)
Director: Carlos Diegues
 
23.
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
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In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing... (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
24.
Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)
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A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety. (88 mins.)
 
25.
Elite Squad (2007)
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1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
26.
The Middle of the World (2003)
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A man and his family travel 3200km (1984 miles) by bicycle, from the State of Paraíba to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in search of a job. (85 mins.)
Director: Vicente Amorim
 
27.
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
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A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil. (110 mins.)
Director: Cao Hamburger
 
28.
The Man Who Copied (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
André, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spies with a telescope. Falling more and more in love with her... (123 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
29.
Pixote (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc (128 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
30.
Who Killed Pixote? (1996)
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Based on the true story of Fernando Ramos da Silva, actor of Hector Babenco's Pixote. (116 mins.)
Director: José Joffily
 
31.
Tolerance (2000)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Gerbase
 
32.
Brainstorm (2000)
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A trip to the mental institution hell. This odyssey is lived by Neto, a middle class teenager, who lives... (74 mins.)
Director: Laís Bodanzky
 
33.
Not by Chance (2007)
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Three control freaks lose the people they love. (90 mins.)
 
34.
Cangaceiro (1953)
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Brazilian movie inspired by American westerns (but losing none of its cultural integrity) about Cangaceiro... (105 mins.)
Director: Lima Barreto
 
35.
Entranced Earth (1967)
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Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power... (111 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
36.
Zuzu Angel (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart... (108 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
37.
At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A gravedigger prowls the city in search of a female to bear him a son. (84 mins.)
 
38.
O Homem que Virou Suco (1980)
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São Paulo police mistakenly thinks a folk poet and singer is the same man who had stabbed his boss. (97 mins.)
 
39.
Domésticas (2001)
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Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The women interact with each other... (85 mins.)
 
40.
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
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In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way... (113 mins.)
Director: Marcos Jorge
 
41.
They Don't Wear Black Tie (1981)
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Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism. (120 mins.)
Director: Leon Hirszman
 
42.
To the Left of the Father (2001)
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Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest... (163 mins.)
 
43.
Love for Sale (2006)
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In order to get funds, a young woman living in the Northeast of Brazil decides to raffle her own body. (90 mins.)
Director: Karim Ainouz
 
44.
All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
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Rich, spoiled youngman encounters a prostitute, and gets confused about the nature of his feelings for her; he can't decide between attraction, and repulsion. (102 mins.)
Director: Arnaldo Jabor
 
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O Homem de Areia (1981 Documentary)
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Documentary about José Américo de Almeida, aka "The Patriarch of Democracy", interventor in the State of Paraíba while Getúlio Vargas was President of Brazil and the events of the Revolution of 1930. (116 mins.)
 
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Sweet Power (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A journalist is placed upon the management of a large broadcasting company to the capital of Brazil at the time of local elections... (102 mins.)
Director: Lúcia Murat
 
49.
Black God, White Devil (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism... (120 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
50.
The Age of the Earth (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The day that Pier Paolo Pasolini was killed, Glauber Rocha decided to make this film about the life of Christ in the Third World... (140 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
51.
My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The true story of João Guilherme Estrella ("Johnny"), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s. (124 mins.)
Director: Mauro Lima
 
52.
Macunaima (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown... (110 mins.)
 
53.
How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenches and their enemies are the Tupiniquins... (84 mins.)
 
54.
A Morte Comanda o Cangaço (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man's farm is attacked and his mother gets killed. Looking for revenge, he goes about chasing the men who killed her. (100 mins.)
 
55.
Me You Them (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (104 mins.)
 
56.
The Last Plantation (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In 1910, in the State of Paraíba, Brazil, a man is expelled from his own land by the ruthless colonel who owns the sugar mill. He asks some outlaws to help him retrieve his land. (88 mins.)
Director: Marcos Farias
 
57.
O Engenho de Zé Lins (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Documentary on the life and work of José Lins do Rego (1901-1957), one of Brazil's greatest 20th century literary authors, writer of celebrated novels "Menino de Engenho", "Fogo Morto", "Moleque Ricardo", "Riacho Doce" and many more. (80 mins.)
 
58.
Capitu (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Based on the famous Brazilian novel Dom Casmurro, by Machado De Assis, Capitu was a mini-series that gave a more theatrical look at the book's history, focusing on the insane mind of José Bento and his love/hate relationship with Capitu.
 
59.
Lampiao, King of the Badlands (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The story of Virgulino, the famous Lampião, who led a bunch of cangaceiros (as his followers were called) through the Northeast of Brazil, and became respected by poor local people, for his sense of immediate justice. (100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Coimbra
 
60.
O Homem Que Desafiou o Diabo (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After being forced into a marriage and enduring a humiliating work routine in the hands of his father-in-law, Zé Araújo becomes the mythical Ojuara, an unconventional hero devoted to debauchery. (106 mins.)
Director: Moacyr Góes
 
61.
Memórias do Cárcere (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Graciliano Ramos' period he spent in prison after being considered a subversive element by the government. (185 mins.)
 
62.
Plantation Boy (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In colonial Brazil, boy is sent to live with some parents in a sugarcane plantation, after losing his mother. His adaptation will be difficult and painful. (110 mins.)
Director: Walter Lima Jr.
 
63.
Morte e Vida Severina (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The story of Severino, a man who tries to escape the misery and the drought prevailing in the rural backcountry of the Northeast of Brazil... (85 mins.)
Director: Zelito Viana
 
64.
O País de São Saruê (1971 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Documentary about a region in Northeast Brazil, situated in an area subject to severe drought, and the evolution of its economic activities. (80 mins.)
 
65.
O Quinze (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
1915, backcountry in northeastern Brazil. A severe drought has decimated much of the local population. A young teacher, who works in the capital, spends holidays on the farm of her grandmother, and becomes involved with her cousin. (107 mins.)
 
66.
The Guns (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In an extremely poor region in the Northeast of Brazil, a group of soldiers try to stop the population from sacking a food deposit. (80 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
67.
Sagarana: The Duel (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Northeast Brazil, after carrying out some comissioned killing, hitman returns home to find his wife involved with a man who is a hitman hunter. A conflict ensues. (110 mins.)
Director: Paulo Thiago
 
68.
São Bernardo (1972)
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The story of Paulo Honório, a poor kid who becomes a rich farmer. Obsessed by his desire to get even richer, he doesn't pay much attention to his wife, Madalena, a teacher who reacts against his tyrannical ways. (113 mins.)
Director: Leon Hirszman
 
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Vereda de Salvação (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the poor Brazil's Northeast, rural laborers join in a messianic group led by Joaquim, who believes to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ... (100 mins.)
Director: Anselmo Duarte
 
72.
Simon the One-Eyed (1952)
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(101 mins.)
 
73.
Song of the Sea (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the drought areas of Northeastern of Brazil, groups of migrants move trying to find better place to live... (124 mins.)
 
74.
Grande Sertão: Veredas (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Walter Avancini
 
75.
Canudos (1978 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Documentary about the Brazilian history episode known as "Guerra de Canudos" (Canudos War). It was a... (78 mins.)
Director: Ipojuca Pontes
 
76.
Hour of the Star (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist... (96 mins.)
Director: Suzana Amaral
 
77.
The Naked Man (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man locked out of his apartment in the nude is pursued by the police and by the media. (78 mins.)
Director: Hugo Carvana
 
78.
Ed Mort (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A detective is hired by a mysterious woman to find her missing husband, a master of disguises, and important industry executive. (102 mins.)
Director: Alain Fresnot
 
79.
Nos Embalos de Ipanema (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Toquinho is a young man living in Marechal Hermes, a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, together with his widow mother and a younger sister... (100 mins.)
Director: Antonio Calmon
 
80.
Lamarca (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The real story of a captain who, during the military dictatorship in Brazil, deserted Brazilian Army and got involved in left-wing guerilla groups, becoming one of their most prominent leaders. (130 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
81.
O Menino da Porteira (1976)
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(100 mins.)
 
82.
Bellini and the Sphynx (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An apparently simple adultery case turns into an intricate and suspense-filled plot composed of numerous twists and turns... (120 mins.)
 
83.
The Storytellers (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The illiterate population of the small town of Javé charge Antônio Biá with the mission of writing the story of the town... (100 mins.)
Director: Eliane Caffé
 
84.
Lower City (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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. (98 mins.)
Director: Sérgio Machado
 
85.
Os Trapalhões na Serra Pelada (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The friends Curió, Boroca (Dedé Santana), Mexelete and Bateia they venture in search of gold in the mine of Serra Pelada... (88 mins.)
Director: J.B. Tanko
 
86.
The Man in the Black Cape (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Biography of Brazilian congressman Tenório Cavalcanti, who used to appear in public carrying a machine-gun, and wearing a black cloak. (120 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
87.
Pra Frente, Brasil (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This movie is about one of the worst periods for the Brazilian people. Shows the days of military dictatorship... (105 mins.)
Director: Roberto Farias
 
88.
The Red Light Bandit (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of a famous Brazilian criminal, called The Red Light Bandit because he always used a red flashlight to break in the houses during the night. Working alone, he also used to rape his female victims. (92 mins.)
 
89.
Olho de Boi (2007)
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A farm laborer is stunned for pain and for the jealousy when its godson assures to it that his wife is betraying with the proper brother. Both they go in revenge search, following for a tragic destination. (72 mins.)
Director: Hermanno Penna
 
90.
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The drama of a poor family in the bloodiest war in the History of Brazil: the war of Canudos. (170 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
91.
Memorial de Maria Moura (1994 Mini-Series)
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(45 mins.)
 
92.
I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A geologist is sent to an isolated region in the Northeast of Brazil to survey water sources, but begins to feel a a sense of abandonment and loneliness. (75 mins.)
 
93.
Mandacaru Vermelho (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Despite being promised to another man, a young orphaned woman falls in love with man working at the farm she lives in , and together they escape. According tradition in Northeast Brazil, her aunt goes after them, in order to kill them for revenge. (78 mins.)
 
94.
Olé - Um Movie Cabra da Peste (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A Brazilian man comes to Los Angeles in search of his sister. His quest leads him into a world of LA lowlifes... (94 mins.)
 
95.
Outras Estórias (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Five stories by Brazilian writer Guimarães Rosa: in the hinterland of the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil... (100 mins.)
Director: Pedro Bial
 
96.
Carandiru (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo... (145 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
97.
Something in the Air (2002)
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Based on the true story of four friends who decide to install a communal pirate radio station called Rádio Favela in a shanty-town, to give voice to the outcasts' complaints. (92 mins.)
Director: Helvecio Ratton
 
98.
Durval Records (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Durval and his mother Carmita live at the back of "Durval Discos", a record store they own in São Paulo... (96 mins.)
Director: Anna Muylaert
 
99.
5 x Favela, Now by Ourselves (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on his segment Escola de Samba Alegria de Viver from 1962 in a film called Cinco Vezes Favela. (96 mins.)
 
100.
Bus 174 (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man... (150 mins.)