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.
Eduardo Coutinho was filming a movie with the same name in the Northeast of Brazil, in 1964, when there came the military coup. He had to interrupt the project, and came back to it in 1981,... See full summary »
Tite de Lemos,
In a fictitious country, civil servant receives the greatest inheritance in history (ten trillion dollars) and is confined by authorities because he could break world economics. But he manages to escape.
An essay on the imagination, cultural identity and prejudice against black people, focusing on the work of Gabriel Joaquim dos Santos, salt mine worker and semi-illiterate black artist who ... See full summary »