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Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) -- An examination of corruption and class warfare in Brazil as told through the stories of a wealthy businessman, a plastic surgeon who assists kidnapping victims and a politician whose income relies on a frog farm.
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19 April 2009 (Greece) See more »
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When the rich steal from the poor... the poor steal the rich
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An examination of corruption and class warfare in Brazil as told through the stories of a wealthy businessman, a plastic surgeon who assists kidnapping victims and a politician whose income relies on a frog farm. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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powerful movie but I have some complaints! See more (17 total) »

Directed by
Jason Kohn 
 
Produced by
Julio DePietro .... executive producer
Joey Frank .... producer
Jared Goldman .... producer
Jason Kohn .... producer
 
Original Music by
Force Theory 
Michael Furjanic 
Neill Sanford Livingston 
 
Cinematography by
Heloísa Passos 
 
Film Editing by
Doug Abel 
Jenny Golden 
Andy Grieve 
 
Production Management
Jair Neto .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joey Frank .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Coll Anderson .... supervising sound editor
Gabriela Cunha .... sound mixer
Nelson Ferreira .... sound editor
Sean Garnhart .... sound editor
James Nichols .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Matt Snedecor .... assistant sound editor
Michael Suarez .... sound technician
 
Visual Effects by
John Dowdell .... 2K digital intermediate colorist
Lloyd Forcellini .... 2k digital intermediate editor
Peter Heady .... 2k digital intermediate editor
Nuncle .... title design
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Silvia Gangemi .... assistant camera
Yugo Nakamura .... assistant video engineer
 
Editorial Department
Jean Lane .... digital intermediate producer
Robyn Semien .... assistant editor
Tim Spitzer .... digital intermediate supervisor
Mike Trinker .... digital intermediate editor
 
Music Department
Mike Gamble .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Erin Heidenreich .... sales agent
Cory Monden .... senior engineer
Dana O'Keefe .... sales agent
Nathan Liebold .... technical operations (uncredited)
 
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Thomas Doherty .... thanks
Emilia Mello .... special thanks
 

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USA:85 min (Sundance Film Festival)
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The filmmakers struggled to find a kidnapper to film after the bribes to get into the prison where their preferred interviewee was staying proved too steep. The driver of a cab they used one day delivered "packages" on the side for a kidnapper, and introduced them to the masked man interviewed extensively in the film. Director Jason Kohn also was at the kidnapper's home when police stopped by and walked around the outside, the one moment of filming he said he feared for his life.See more »

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13 out of 56 people found the following review useful.
powerful movie but I have some complaints!, 29 September 2007
Author: marymorrissey from United States

I felt there was way too much sound in the film, too much assiduous stuffing of Brazilian beats into every nook and cranny. Nice to hear some of that music but please. The mix was weird, the music too loud with the voices, and when the music was by itself it was cranked up ridiculously high.

Really disliked the practice of having the audience sit through the foreign language dialog then here a translator sitting there deliver a translation, usually off camera.

I couldn't' help thinking about how the figure of 2 billion stolen compares with the 3 trillion spent on Iraq, most of it going into private hands with more mercenaries on the ground in Iraq than US troops. In some respects things are so much worse here.

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