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Brazil (1944)

Good neighbor policy? Wartime exigencies inspired an intra-hemisphere cultural exchange, with the movies seizing on the new popularity of Latin music. Republic’s contribution gives us the great songs of Ady Barroso and a full soundtrack of his compositions — in a featherweight musical romance, of course.



Olive Films

1944 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 91 min. / Street Date December 6, 2016 / available through the Olive Films website / 29.98

Starring Tito Guízar, Virginia Bruce, Edward Everett Horton, Robert Livingston, Veloz and Yolanda, Fortunio Bonanova, Richard Lane, Frank Puglia, Aurora Miranda, Billy Daniel, Dan Seymour, Roy Rogers.

Cinematography Jack A. Marta

Film Editor Fred Allen

Songs Ary Barroso, Hoagy Carmichael

Written by Frank Gill Jr., Laura Kerr, Richard English

Produced by Robert North

Directed by Joseph Santley

Reviewed by Glenn Erickson

The wartime ‘Good Neighbor Policy’ was a P.R. blitz intended to steer South America toward the U.S. and away from the Axis.
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Music in the movies: Michael Kamen

Prolific composer Michael Kamen has written memorable themes for action movies such as Highlander and Die Hard. He also wrote songs for Bryan Adams, but we won’t hold that against him...

A prolific composer throughout his career up until his death seven years ago, Michael Kamen earned himself a reputation as a master of action movie scores through working on two of the genre's biggest franchises, amongst other notable projects.

He also showed a propensity for collaboration in both his composing career and other musical projects, with him working with the likes of Eric Clapton, Metallica, Queen, Orbital and David Bowie, to name but a few.

Twice Oscar-nominated for Best Original Song for Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman From Don Juan De Marco and (Everything I Do) I Do It For You from Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, both of which were sung by Bryan Adams, Kamen
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