This "Cities of Love" episode takes us to one of the most venerated cities in the world. Jerusalem's shifting moods, varying colors and profound religious and historical significance makes ... See full summary »
Loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe's story of the same name, Marcelo Gomes and Cao Guimaraes, two of the most interesting filmmakers working in Brazil today, have crafted an elegant, ... See full summary »
Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession.
The next episode of the Cities of Love franchise: Rio, Eu Te Amo. Rio, Eu Te Amo will be an anthology: a collective feature film, composed of 11 dynamic short film segments created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe. The story line of each segment of the film focuses on an encounter of love in a different neighborhood of the city, demonstrating the distinctive qualities and character of that location. The film serves to bridge gaps between cultures, educating and entertaining the audience, while celebrating unique and universal expressions of love. Written by
Emmanuel Benbihy, Executive Producer
José Padilha's segment "Inútil Paisagem" was almost cut from the theatrical release due to legal threats from religious institutions because of the use of the Christ statue's image. They first considered it to be offensive and disrespectful, though later backed off. See more »