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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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Chico Buarque ...
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Carlos Heitor Cony ...
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Le Corbusier ...
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Lúcio Costa ...
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Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira ...
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Eduardo Galeano ...
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Ferreira Gullar ...
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Eric Hobsbawm ...
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Oscar Niemeyer ...
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Nelson Pereira dos Santos ...
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Mario Soares ...
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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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Oscar Niemeyer - Das Leben ist ein Hauch  »

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