My portuguese/brasilian film collection

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1.
Adão e Eva (1995)
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Catarina Menezes is a bisexual TV reporter who decides to have a child on her own and chooses Spanish humanitarian doctor Rafael to father the child... (104 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
2.
Goodbye, Father (1996)
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For a 13-year-old boy like Filipe, the prospect of a summer vacation in the Azores with his father is like a dream come true. But dreams are sometimes just a way to avoid facing reality... (85 mins.)
 
3.
Alice (2005)
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In the wake of his daughter's disappearance, a father wallowing in grief feeds his desire to find her with unusual methods. (102 mins.)
Director: Marco Martins
 
4.
Amo-te, Teresa (2000 TV Movie)
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Teresa and Miguel, of 35 and 15 years respectively, get involved. Teresa is a doctor and, after a frustrated love life... (90 mins.)
 
5.
Doomed Love (2008)
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A loner, narcissistic and suicidal teenager attracts most of the people he meets like a fatal aura, a black light... (81 mins.)
Director: Mário Barroso
 
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André Valente (2004)
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(71 mins.)
Director: Catarina Ruivo
 
8.
Antes Que o Tempo Mude (2003)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Luís Fonseca
 
9.
The Art of Stealing (2008)
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Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess. (103 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
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11.
A Caixa (1994)
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Stories about neighboring in Lisbon are told by a homeless blind man who's only means of support is his elm box. (93 mins.)
 
12.
Call Girl (2007)
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Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more complex when Madeira finds out that Maria, the passion of his life, is the bait that will force the politician to give way. (145 mins.)
 
13.
Camarate (2001)
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Luisa, a Portuguese Supreme Court Judge, is given the Camarate File, the investigation of the accident... (100 mins.)
 
14.
Canaviais (2006 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
 
15.
April Captains (2000)
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Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it. (123 mins.)
 
16.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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.)
 
17.
Five Days, Five Nights (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the 1940s André escapes from prison and is forced to leave the country illegally. In Oporto some friends arrange him a man... (100 mins.)
 
18.
Blood Curse (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A prominent and respected family inherits a beautiful home in the country, nestled deep inside a tiny village. (97 mins.)
 
19.
How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)
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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle. (122 mins.)
Director: Marco Martins
 
20.
Corrupção (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A crime drama based on the life of a woman who lived for years with a man that was the head of a corruption network in the Portuguese football world. (90 mins.)
 
21.
Haircut (1995)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Sapinho
 
22.
O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005)
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An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman. (100 mins.)
 
23.
O Delfim (2002)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
24.
Duma Vez por Todas (1987)
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Lisbon by night, through the eyes of a young woman who lives freely, and a neighbour who follows her everywhere, from a distance. (99 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
25.
On the Edge of the Horizon (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Spino, a pathologist, receives an unidentified body which looks familiar to him... himself, 30 years younger. (91 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
26.
Noise (2008)
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(100 mins.)
 
27.
Forget Everything I've Told You (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Messias, the husband, a dentist, almost magician. Felizbela, the beautiful wife, almost happy. Joana... (108 mins.)
 
28.
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
29.
O Fascínio (2003)
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O FASCÍNIO is an intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas. (105 mins.)
 
30.
The Fatalist (2005)
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(99 mins.)
Director: João Botelho
 
31.
Filha da Mãe (1990)
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(105 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
32.
Get a Life (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During one winter night, a Portuguese teenager, Alvaro, loses his life in a fight between a youth gang and the cops in a suburb of Paris... (115 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
33.
Um Funeral à Chuva (2010)
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Life is too sweet to cry. (129 mins.)
Director: Telmo Martins
 
34.
Os Imortais (2003)
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Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" ("The Immortals"), get together with... (130 mins.)
 
35.
Inferno (1999)
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Ten men,ten brothers in arms who fought together in the Portuguese Colony of Angola during the colonial...
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
36.
Jaime (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together... (111 mins.)
 
37.
The Stone Raft (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An inexplicable crack in the Pyrenees Mountains provokes excitement and scientific curiosity. As the geological fracture deepens and widens... (117 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
38.
Julgamento (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 1970, a man is tortured and murdered by the regime's secret police. Now nearly 40 years later, his friend... (98 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
39.
Kiss Me (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
This movie bring us a story about a woman named Laura (Marisa Cruz) that lives in a small portuguese town during the 50's... (120 mins.)
 
40.
O Lugar do Morto (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Alvaro, a divorced journalist with a complicated love life, watches someone he doesn't know killing... (120 mins.)
 
41.
Mal (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
This film about contemporary life in Lisbon concerns an Irish woman, Cathy, who dearly loves her Portugese lawyer husband Pedro... (85 mins.)
 
43.
The Mutants (1998)
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(113 mins.)
 
44.
In the Darkness of the Night (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
"Noite Escura" is a disturbing movie about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution. (94 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
45.
Two Drifters (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Pedro and Rui kiss after a first-anniversary dinner; Pedro drives home, dying en route in a crash. Another pair of lovers... (101 mins.)
 
46.
A Outra Margem (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ricardo is a transvestite. After a failed attempt of suicide, he has to come back to his roots and to relearn how to live with the inspiring help of his sister and, mostly, of his nephew Vasco, who has Down syndrome. (106 mins.)
 
47.
A Passagem da Noite (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mariana is a 17 year old girl, who, after being rapped by drug addict, finds out she's pregnant and, in her path, discovers how difficult it can be entering adulthood. (95 mins.)
 
48.
Sweet Nightmare (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
To help a friend, Daniel Bricks, a young British engineer living in Portugal, goes to the country to inspect a water dam... (96 mins.)
 
49.
Portugal S.A. (2004)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
50.
Who Are You? (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A historical classic drama in three acts, retold after an original prologue about dreams and nightmares of the thirteen-year-old noble heroine, Maria de Noronha. (112 mins.)
Director: João Botelho
 
51.
Bird of Prey (2006 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
Director: João Nicolau
 
52.
Rending (2001)
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A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in broad daylight. (93 mins.)
Director: Raquel Freire
 
53.
Breathing Under Water (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
What stops two people from being together? A third one. What stops one person from fighting for another... (45 mins.)
 
54.
Sapatos Pretos (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In today's Alentejo, a story of love and death based in a real criminal case. (95 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
55.
The Forest (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Young man, of Portuguese nobility ascendancy, starts working in a rubber plantation in the Amazon, in 1912, and falls in love with pretty Yayá, a married woman. (105 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
56.
Sans Elle... (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
(103 mins.)
Director: Anna da Palma
 
57.
Sinais de Fogo (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The film presents us with a reflection on the Spanish Civil War in the Portuguese society, At a time when Salazar ruled.
 
58.
Os Sorrisos do Destino (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(98 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
59.
Too Late (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A touching and tragic real life story about a group of Portuguese fishermen who get caught in the middle of a storm in the Tejo river (Lisbon) and struggle to survive. (95 mins.)
 
60.
Tentação (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Father Antonio is a priest by vocation, committed and generous, dear people of Vila Daires a quiet village of the north... (115 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
61.
Um Tiro no Escuro (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers... (105 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
62.
Tráfico (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(112 mins.)
Director: João Botelho
 
63.
Uma Vida Normal (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(110 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
64.
Zona J (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tó is a black boy from Zona J, a tough neighborhood in Lisbon, and falls in love with a white girl, Carla. Tó dreams to live in Angola, where his parents were born, however the reality the two teens are in makes everything complicated. (96 mins.)
Director: Leonel Vieira
 
65.
Love for Sale (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
 
66.
Second Life (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for... (85 mins.)
 
67.
Contrato (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the major mobster of the Iberian Peninsula, but nothing is what it seems. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicolau Breyner
 
68.
A Esperança Está Onde Menos Se Espera (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Lourenço is the son of Francisco Figueiredo, a soccer coach in the beginning of a very promising career... (122 mins.)
Director: Joaquim Leitão
 
69.
To Die Like a Man (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A transsexual woman tries to erase any past history of herself as a male. Struggling with a young male lover and a problematic son. (133 mins.)
 
71.
Fantasia Lusitana (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Images and sounds expose the duality of Portugal during the days of WW2: a peaceful, god-loving, rural country... (65 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
72.
Misbegotten (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(117 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
73.
Blood of My Blood (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week. (131 mins.)
Director: João Canijo
 
74.
The Actor's Work (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Throughout a year's work, a group of ten actors and a film director will work together on the creation...
Director: João Canijo
 
75.
Lá Fora (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
(107 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
76.
Fado Blues (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(102 mins.)
 
77.
The Murmuring Coast (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Based on the novel by Lidia Jorge. (120 mins.)
 
78.
Pulsação Zero (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Chasing Life (Pulsação Zero) is an action/comedy about 25 year old lovable loser Alex who, when his life hits rock bottom and decides to end it all... (83 mins.)
 
79.
Sorte Nula (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Alberto is planning the ultimate romantic escape, but before he can catch the airplane he will endure the creepiest day of his life. (85 mins.)
 
80.
Lazos de sangre (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Pál Erdöss
 
81.
Crónica dos Bons Malandros (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(82 mins.)
Director: Fernando Lopes
 
82.
A Filha (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Ricardo Monteiro is a successful television producer specialising in reality shows. He is 45 years old... (90 mins.)
 
83.
4 Copas (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
(110 mins.)
Director: Manuel Mozos
 
84.
Duplo Exilio (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(101 mins.)
Director: Artur Ribeiro
 
85.
Recollections of the Yellow House (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Lisbon, 1989. A middle-aged poor idiot, tormented by an illness, lives in a cheap room in a family boarding house, in the old section of the city's waterfront. (122 mins.)
 
86.
Moonfish (2000)
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(124 mins.)
 
87.
Lent (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(95 mins.)
 
88.
The Jester (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set four years after the Portuguese revolution and the simultaneous loss of the Portuguese empire in Africa... (120 mins.)
 
89.
Low-Flying Aircraft (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Based on a the short story "Low Flying Aircraft" by J.G. Ballard and set in a near future where humans are dying breed. Judite and André flee to a semi-abandoned apartment complex to protect their mutant child from certain death. (80 mins.)
 
90.
O Fantasma (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force... (87 mins.)
 
91.
Happy Birthday! (1997 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Chico wakes up on his 30th birthday to the sound of his girlfriend singing "Happy Birthday" to him on his answering machine. When sexy boy Joao wakes up in bed next to him, he realizes that this is not his typical birthday. (14 mins.)
 
92.
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
 
93.
Central Station (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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
 
94.
Linha de Passe (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A story about four brothers from a poor family who need to fight to follow their dreams. (113 mins.)
 
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96.
The Face You Deserve (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Francisco, behave! I Know it's your birthday, you are thirty now, it's carnival, you've dressed as a... (108 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
 
97.
The Famous and the Dead (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Bob Dylan fan who goes by the name Mr. Tambourine passes his time in the Brazilian countryside by looking at photographs and movies on the Internet that seem to feature the same mysterious woman. (101 mins.)
Director: Esmir Filho
 
98.
José and Pilar (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature... (117 mins.)
 
99.
Maria E as Outras (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Synopsis Maria, an executive from Oporto, lives in the search of the right man for her. On the other hand... (100 mins.)
 
100.
COMPLEXO: Parallel universe (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
How is it to survive in the most dangerous slum in Rio de Janeiro? (80 mins.)