100 filmes importantes do Brasil e do mundo para escolas

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1.
V for Vendetta (2005)
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In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (132 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
 
2.
Playing (2007 Documentary)
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Following a newspaper ad, ordinary women tell part of their life stories to director Eduardo Coutinho, which are then re-enacted by actresses, blurring the barriers between truth, fiction and interpretation. (100 mins.)
 
3.
O Fim e o Princípio (2006 Documentary)
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A film starting from naught. With no prior research, no characters, no sites, nor specific themes, a... (110 mins.)
 
4.
The Mighty Spirit (1999 Documentary)
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(80 mins.)
 
5.
Basic Sanitation, the Movie (2007)
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A small community of descendants of Italian immigrants in the interior of the state of Rio Grande do Sul resorts to making a video to try to solve the problems of basic sanitation that plague their village. (112 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
6.
City of Men (2002 TV Series)
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In this original variation on the Latin American telenovela (slow, emotional soap), life in Rio de Janeiro... (30 mins.)
 
7.
The Man Who Copied (2003)
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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
 
8.
Miss Cristina Loses Her Memory (2002 Short Film)
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Antonio, an 8 year-old boy, discovers that his neighbour Cristina, 80, is always telling different stories about her life... (13 mins.)
“ Dona Cristina perdeu a memória ” - silviobrunnoo
 
9.
Two Summers (2002)
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A coming of age dramatic comedy dealing with the effect that two "summers" have on the lives of several teenagers... (75 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
10.
The Sandwich (2000 Short Film)
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A couple's last moments: their meetings, separations and a sandwich. (13 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
11.
A Matadeira (1994 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
12.
Esta Não É a Sua Vida (1991 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
13.
Isle of Flowers (1989 Documentary)
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian... (13 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
14.
Memória (1990 Documentary)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Roberto Henkin
 
15.
O Dia em Que Dorival Encarou a Guarda (1986 Short Film)
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Dorival, a man in jail, has only one wish: to take a bath. To achieve his objective, he defies the private, the corporal, the sargeant and, finally, the lieutenant in charge of the prison. (14 mins.)
 
16.
Veja bem (1994 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
17.
Barbosa (1988 Short Film)
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A frustrated man travels back in time in order to change the outcome of the soccer game that forever changed his life. (13 mins.)
 
18.
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
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In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born. (74 mins.)
 
19.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
20.
What Is It Worth? (2005)
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's short story "Pai Contra Mãe", having some of Nireu Cavalcanti's 18th Century chronicles as inspiration... (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Bianchi
 
21.
Chronically Unfeasible (2000)
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Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses. (101 mins.)
Director: Sergio Bianchi
 
22.
Olga (2004)
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Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes... (141 mins.)
Director: Jayme Monjardim
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
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
 
25.
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
 
26.
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
 
27.
Lamarca (1994)
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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
 
28.
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
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The drama of a poor family in the bloodiest war in the History of Brazil: the war of Canudos. (170 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
29.
Carandiru (2003)
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Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo... (145 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
30.
5 x Favela, Now by Ourselves (2010)
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Based on his segment Escola de Samba Alegria de Viver from 1962 in a film called Cinco Vezes Favela. (96 mins.)
 
31.
Linha de Passe (2008)
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A story about four brothers from a poor family who need to fight to follow their dreams. (113 mins.)
 
32.
1,99 - Um Supermercado Que Vende Palavras (2003 Documentary)
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Different Costumers shop in a Supermarket that sells Words and Ideas. (72 mins.)
 
33.
Janela da Alma (2001 Documentary)
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Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment - from mild nearsightedness to total blindness - discuss how they see themselves... (73 mins.)
 
34.
Cartola - Música Para os Olhos (2007 Documentary)
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Documentary on the life and times of one of the most prominent Brazilian samba composers, Cartola (Angenor de Oliveira). (88 mins.)
 
35.
Fabricando Tom Zé (2006 Documentary)
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Fabricating Tom Zé is a documentary that portrays the life and work of one of the most controversial Brazilian musicians... (90 mins.)
 
36.
Surf Adventures: O Filme (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary about Brazil's best surfers, doing their thing on the best beaches around the world, located in Hawaii... (90 mins.)
Director: Arthur Fontes
 
37.
Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
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The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian... (132 mins.)
Director: Zelito Viana
 
38.
Four Days in September (1997)
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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties... (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
39.
House of Sand (2005)
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A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, is forced to spend the next 59 years of her life hopelessly trying to escape it. (115 mins.)
 
40.
Entreatos (2004 Documentary)
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Director João Moreira Salles and a small crew followed Presidential candidate Luís Inácio Lula da Silva's campaign in meetings... (117 mins.)
 
41.
Barravento (1962)
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In the State of Bahia, Brazil, an educated black man returns to his home fishing village to try and free people from mysticism... (78 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
42.
São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima (1965)
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A man lives in conflict as he deals with his friends and love interests against the backdrop of São Paulo. (107 mins.)
 
43.
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
 
44.
Estamira (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who's been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro... (121 mins.)
Director: Marcos Prado
Stars: Estamira
 
45.
Idiocracy (2006)
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Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive. (84 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
 
46.
Black Swan (2010)
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A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
 
47.
Man with a Movie Camera (1929 Documentary)
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. (68 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
48.
Forbidden to Forbid (2006)
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The story of three friends in Rio de Janeiro. When a patient at the hospital where Paulo interns asks him to get in touch with her sons... (105 mins.)
Director: Jorge Durán
 
49.
High-Rise (2009 Documentary)
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Through dialogues with the owners of penthouses in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Recife, High-Rise explores... (71 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Mascaro
 
50.
Pixote (1981)
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc (128 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
51.
Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (2013)
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Revolves around the love between an immortal hero and Janaína, the woman he has been in love with for 600 years, through Brazil's colonization, slavery, military regime and the future, in 2096, in the midst of wars for water. (98 mins.)