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Isle of Flowers (1989)
"Ilha das Flores" (original title)

 |  Documentary, Short  |  1989 (Brazil)
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »

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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce of a pork meat; to the garbage can since it is spoiled for the consumption; to a garbage truck to be dumped in a garbage dump in "Ilha das Flores"; to the selection of nutriment for pigs by the employees of a pigs breeder; to become food for poor Brazilian people. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A place where there's no God.

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The short opens with three short sentences on screen: "Este filme não é um filme de ficção. Existe um lugar chamado Ilha das Flores. Deus não existe." [This film is not a work of fiction. There is a place named Island of Flowers. God does not exist.] See more »

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References Todas as Mulheres do Mundo (1966) See more »

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O Guarani
Written by Carlos Gomes
Arranged and Produced by Geraldo Flach
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The best short-movie I ever seen in my life
4 January 2003 | by (Porto Alegre, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Jorge Furtado needed no more than 13 minutes to prove his theory "there's no God", showed in the beginning of the movie. This movie is as raw as fresh meat and cuts like a knife. No more words to describe. You must see it for yourself. Believe me, after you watch this movie you won't forget it never more.


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