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Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida É Um Sopro (2010)

A documentary on the life, works and philosophy of a genius and a human being of unique "largesse d'esprit".

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A documentary on the life, works and philosophy of a genius and a human being of unique "largesse d'esprit".

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