Highest Rated Titles With Norma Bengell
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4. The Given Word (1962)
98 min | Drama
A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end?
6. Anabazys (2007)
142 min | Documentary
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Glauber Rocha's 1980 production "A Idade da Terra" (The Age of Earth), including unedited clips taken from the sixty hours of recovered raw footage.
7. Dzi Croquettes (2009)
110 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A Brazilian Theater group that through talent, irony and humor confronted the Brazilian violent dictatorship in the 1970's revolutionizing the gay movement worldwide and changing theater and dance language to an entire generation.
8. Mafioso (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.
Votes: 1,948 | Gross: $0.40M
9. Toma Lá, Dá Cá (2005–2009)
The show tells the story of two couples: Mário Jorge and Celinha and Arnaldo and Rita. Previously, Mário Jorge was married to Rita, and had two children, Isadora and Tatalo, and, curiously ... See full summary »
10. Una bella grinta (1965)
96 min | Drama
A man is beset by financial and personal problems, as his business goes bankrupt and he finds out his wife is being unfaithful. Undeterred, he battles on and his determination carries the day.
11. A Liga (2010– )
75 min | Documentary
In A Liga a heterogeneous team of journalists, reporters and actors take off to live reality without prejudices. To show and explore a same fact from different angles including ... See full summary »
14. Men and Women (1964)
93 min | Drama
Two friends take two prostitutes for a night of pleasure. But the night turns out to be frustrating for all involved, as much bitterness is revealed in their conversation and attitudes, ... See full summary »
16. Os Cafajestes (1962)
100 min | Crime, Drama
This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man, using nude pictures of a lady on a deserted ... See full summary »
17. Glauber o Filme, Labirinto do Brasil (2003)
80 min | Documentary
Documentary about Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha, one of the most important names in the movement called "Cinema Novo", with interviews with some of his friends and colleagues.
18. Chega de Saudade (2007)
95 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In an old-time dance hall (the "gafieira") in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.
22. O Homem do Sputnik (1959)
98 min | Comedy
UFO falls on a hillbilly's hencoop and he tries to sell it. Soon international missions are sent to the place, for there's a suspicion it might be the famous Russian satellite, the Sputnik.
25. A Cor do seu Destino (1987)
104 min | Drama
Teenager and his Chilean parents live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in exile, after his brother is killed by the military government in Chile. Years later, still haunted by the past, he ... See full summary »
26. Tensão no Rio (1982)
110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
During the President of Valdivia's official visit to Brazil, Minister of Energy dies in a terrorist action, and the President suffers a heart attack. A diplomat tries to minimize the ... See full summary »
27. Eternamente Pagu (1987)
100 min | Biography, Drama
Biography of Patrícia Galvão, aka Pagu, a legendary personage, muse and activist of Brazilian Modernism in art, during the 1920s until the 1940s. She shocked the society of her time, but ... See full summary »
28. The Age of the Earth (1980)
140 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
Four Third-World Christs try to stop the American industrialist John Brahms in Glauber Rocha's experimental film inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini's murder.
29. The Murdered House (1971)
103 min | Drama
Newly wed arrives at her husband's family house, in the country. The heavy atmosphere of the house frightens her, and she takes refuge in her homosexual son-in-law's room, who is kept ... See full summary »
32. The Angel Was Born (1969)
90 min | Crime
Urtiga and Santamaria are two mean, sadistic and cold blood killers. Santamaria claims that he has seen an angel, and is very mystic. They escape from the police siege in a slum in a hill ... See full summary »
33. Of Gods and the Undead (1970)
97 min | Drama
In the 1930's, in the South of State of Bahia, Brazil, an adventurer with no name or history, who had already been shot 7 times, gets involved in the battle for land and cacao plantations. ... See full summary »
34. Tabu (1982)
79 min | Comedy, Musical
The fictional encounter in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in the 30s) between popular songwriter Lamartine Babo and inconoclast poet and playwright Oswald de Andrade.
35. O Palácio dos Anjos (1970)
96 min | Drama
Bárbara, a French girl living in São Paulo, and two friends decide to transform a little apartment into a luxury bordello, "The Palace of Angels", securing money and success, but some problems as well.
38. Na Boca do Mundo (1978)
100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Antônio loves Terezinha and his goal is to leave Atafona, a small fishing town, that offers no greater prospects of life. He works at a gas station, while she spends sells crabs to the few ... See full summary »
39. In Therapy (2009)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Rio de Janeiro, the forty-something year old, Mercedes, goes to the psychoanalyst and tells the story of her life - from a child who lost her mother. Over three years of analysis, her ... See full summary »
41. Planet of the Vampires (1965)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants.
Votes: 4,397 | Gross: $0.25M
42. Vagas Para Moças de Fino Trato (1993)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
In Vitória, the middle-age piano teacher Gertrudes sublets her apartment to two younger women, the unstable Lúcia and the nurse Madalena. Gertrudes misses and daydreams her former love and ... See full summary »
43. As Cariocas (1966)
110 min | Comedy
"As Cariocas" (the women from Rio) is a dramatic comedy, presented as three different episodes, based on stories by famed (in Brazil) Stanislau Ponte Preta. Each story is adapted and ... See full summary »
47. Défense de savoir (1973)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When the police find Simone seated near her husband's corpse it is predictable that she is charged with the murder. Jean-Pierre Laubray is appointed counsel for the defence. He begins an ... See full summary »
49. Les soleils de l'Ile de Pâques (1972)
Six people find a mysterious mark in the center of their left hand and all independently go to Easter Island in hopes to uncover the mystery.