" It's cool man. We've got black friends..." Two rich, clueless film school grads ("the Filmfakers") are shooting a modernized "ghetto" interpretation of an ancient Greek play on the mean ... See full summary »
FIX takes you from Beverly Hills to Watts, and places in between, in one day, as documentary filmmakers Bella and Milo race to get Milo's brother Leo from jail to rehab before 8pm, or Leo ... See full summary »
A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.
A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
While traveling on vacation through the country of Northeastern of Brazil by bus, the American Alex Trubituan, his sister Bea Tribituan and their friend Amy Harrington meet the also foreigners Pru Stagler, Finn Davies and Liam Kuller after an accident with their bus. They follow a track through the woods and find a hidden paradisiacal beach. They decide to stay in the place drinking beer and dancing funk and parting with the locals and they meet the amicable Brazilian teenager Kiko. They are drugged with "Boa Noite, Cinderela" (Ruffies, literal translation: "Good Night, Cinderella" - a trick used by smalltime crooks to steal naive people) and when they wake up, they are practically naked, with all their belongings, clothes, money, jewels, passports, backpacks etc. stolen. They walk to a small village trying to find a police station, they get into trouble with the dwellers and they are helped by their acquaintance Kiko, who leads them to his uncle's isolated well-equipped cabin in the ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A real surgeon did the organ removal sequence. See more »
There are several scenes where Kiko has emerged from the water and is immediately seen to be dry. hair dry and no water drops on his body. Even in the scene where he is finally shot, his upper torso and hair are completely dry after he supposedly just came up from the underwater cave. See more »
[careening recklessly through the countryside in a bus]
Are you having fun?
Am I the only one having a problem with this?
I don't know, I guess I'm used to it.
I just keep thinking about how far we must be from a hospital. You know, with doctors who operate instead of amputate?
Would you slow the fuck down!
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What's Up Samba
Written by Sasha Crnobrnja and Fa Ventilato
Performed by Flora y Fauna
Courtesy of Six Degrees Records, Ltd. (p) 2005 Codek Records
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...What a dumb summary... but it's true- this film is rather different from other movies. This one explores the country of Brazil in South America, where tourists are taken into, as said before, a "Hostel"-type situation.
As in "Hostel", it's all a matter of who to trust, whom not to, and what kind of things that people should be careful about when in foreign countries.
It's a new taste of horror, and I enjoyed the film. It's not a blockbuster, and, in my opinion, it doesn't overcome "Hostel" by a long shot, but it's certainly something to be proud of to say, "I've seen it."
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