Feature Film, Portuguese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 714,494 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Bem Bom (2021)

111 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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It is 1979. Four young ladies are hired to form a girl band. They can sing, they shine with their dancing, and they shock the country. They become a big hit. They are DOCE.

Director: Patrícia Sequeira | Stars: Bárbara Branco, Lia Carvalho, Carolina Carvalho, Ana Marta Ferreira

Votes: 140

3. Air Conditioner (2020)

72 min | Drama

6.2
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When the air-conditioners mysteriously start to fall in city of Luanda, Matacedo (security guard) and Zezinha (housemaid) have the mission of retrieving their boss's ac.

Director: Fradique | Stars: José Kiteculo, Filomena Manuel, David Caracol, Tito Spyck

Votes: 310

4. The Dreamseller (2016)

98 min | Drama

5.8
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A disillusioned psychologist tries to commit suicide until he strikes up a friendship with an unlikely savior who teaches him a new way of living.

Directors: Jayme Monjardim, Luca Bueno | Stars: César Troncoso, Dan Stulbach, Dani Antunes, Nelson Baskeville

Votes: 1,164

5. Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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82 Metascore

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 23,394

6. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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33 Metascore

In 1997 Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his position while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope visits.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 99,850 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Dry Wind (2020)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

6.4
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The area around Catalan in Brazil's state of Goiás is dry, very dry. Sandro's life here is just as dry--somewhat monotonous. He works in a fertilizer factory and divides his days between ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nolasco | Stars: Leandro Faria Lelo, Allan Jacinto Santana, Renata Carvalho, Rafael Teóphilo

Votes: 581

8. Phenomenon (1996)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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41 Metascore

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall

Votes: 75,962 | Gross: $104.64M

9. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.2
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A small plane carrying fossil hunters crashes in the Amazon jungle, and the survivors must battle their way through cannibals, wild animals, and slave traders.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Suzane Carvalho, Milton Rodríguez, Marta Anderson

Votes: 1,837

10. From Beginning to End (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 7,729

11. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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52 Metascore

In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking and he takes all of her money... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 2,415

12. Cousins (2019)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Young Lucas lives with his religious aunt in a quiet country town. But this little agitated life is with the days counted when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew Mario, just out of jail.

Directors: Mauro Carvalho, Thiago Cazado | Stars: Thiago Cazado, Paulo Sousa, Juliana Zancanaro, Duda Esteves

Votes: 1,272

13. Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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71 Metascore

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 80,407 | Gross: $0.10M

14. Invisible Life (2019)

R | 139 min | Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

Kept apart by a terrible lie and a conservative society, two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life each believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte, Flávia Gusmão, António Fonseca

Votes: 6,912

15. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 23,763 | Gross: $0.10M

16. Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way, a life of his own: he cooks in order to survive and find a place ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Jorge | Stars: João Miguel, Fabiula Nascimento, Babu Santana, Carlo Briani

Votes: 5,697

17. Carnaval (2021)

TV-MA | 94 min | Comedy

4.0
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After a breakup, an influencer takes her friends on a free trip to Bahia's vibrant Carnival, where she learns life's not just about social media likes.

Director: Leandro Neri | Stars: Alexandre Moreira, Antônio Rafaski, Bruna Inocencio, Diogo Baleeiro

Votes: 654

18. Central Station (1998)

R | 110 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 37,557 | Gross: $5.60M

19. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.8
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 3,184 | Gross: $0.13M

20. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 10,488

21. Aquarius (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

Clara, 65, lives her life to the fullest with her family and friends. A construction company wants her Recife oceanfront condo, as they've already bought all the other in the 3 story building. Clara's staying.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 18,937 | Gross: $0.29M

22. Trash (I) (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara

Votes: 21,007 | Gross: $0.01M

23. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.5
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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Rafael Morais, Joana de Verona, Daniel Duval, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 761

24. Pixote (1980)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 7,235

25. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-MA | 131 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 6,971

26. The Second Mother (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 13,783 | Gross: $0.38M

27. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 18,738 | Gross: $0.21M

28. Marighella (2019)

155 min | Action, Drama, History

3.5
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Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.

Director: Wagner Moura | Stars: Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 43,931

29. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Action, Western

6.1
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A Brazilian western about Cabeleira, a feared killer living in the countryside of Pernambuco State in the 40's.

Director: Marcelo Galvão | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Diogo Morgado, Thaila Ayala, Kyle McCarley

Votes: 2,410

30. City of Men (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 15,295 | Gross: $0.31M

31. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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In 1925, Nacib (Marcello Mastroianni) is the owner of bar in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. He meets Gabriela (Sonia Braga) and hires her on as a cook. They soon... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Paulo Goulart

Votes: 1,055

32. Cabras da Peste (2021)

TV-14 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Two hapless cops find themselves in over their heads as they cross paths with dangerous criminals while searching for Celestina, a beloved goat mascot.

Director: Vitor Brandt | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Edmilson Filho, Letícia Lima, Leandro Ramos

Votes: 1,416

33. A Impossibilidade de Estar Só (2020)

81 min | Drama

5.2
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Due to severe immunodeficiency, 20-year-old Alice is unable to leave the house. Her life is limited to the four walls of the room and a handful of people she's allowed to live with. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Sérgio Graciano | Stars: Laura Dutra, Bruna Quintas

Votes: 32

34. Lower City (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.

Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

Votes: 3,748 | Gross: $0.13M

35. The Ornithologist (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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85 Metascore

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, João Pedro Rodrigues, Xelo Cagiao, Han Wen

Votes: 3,086 | Gross: $0.05M

36. Amália (2008)

127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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The story of singing legend Amália Rodrigues who ruled the famous Portuguese acoustic guitar and vocals based music genre called fado.

Director: Carlos Coelho da Silva | Stars: Sandra Barata Belo, Carla Chambel, Ricardo Carriço, José Fidalgo

Votes: 741

37. The Movie of My Life (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.2
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Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Director: Selton Mello | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Selton Mello, Bruna Linzmeyer, Vitória Strada

Votes: 1,820

38. Double Dad (2021)

TV-G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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While her mom is away, a teen sneaks out of the hippie commune where she lives and embarks on a life-changing adventure to discover who her father is.

Director: Cris D'Amato | Stars: Bill Rogers, Maisa Silva, Eduardo Moscovis, Roberto Bonfim

Votes: 1,061

39. Adrift (2009)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Laura Neiva, Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Izadora Armelin

Votes: 2,833

40. Greta (II) (2019)

97 min | Drama

6.3
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Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse, is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape.

Director: Armando Praça | Stars: Marco Nanini, Denise Weinberg, Demick Lopes, Gretta Star

Votes: 280

41. The Pink Cloud (2021)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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After a toxic and mysterious pink cloud appeared, Giovana finds herself stuck in a flat with a man she just met, changing her life in a way she never expected.

Director: Iuli Gerbase | Stars: Renata de Lélis, Eduardo Mendonça, Helena Becker, Girley Paes

Votes: 197

42. Good Manners (2017)

PG | 135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

6.8
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73 Metascore

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.

Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas | Stars: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira

Votes: 3,042 | Gross: $0.03M

43. Love Strange Love (1982)

97 min | Drama

5.9
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São Paulo, 1937. Hugo is a12-year-old teenage boy who came from Santa Catarina, being brought by his grandmother to return him to his mother, Anna who is a lover of Osmar, the the most ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Vera Fischer, Tarcísio Meira, Xuxa, Íris Bruzzi

Votes: 987

44. Pornô! (1981)

83 min | Drama

5.6
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Three erotic tales: The first episode tells the story of two lesbian high school girls; Bia (Maristela Moreno) and Maria (Patrícia Scalvi). The first one tries to convince the second to ... See full summary »

Directors: David Cardoso, Luiz Castellini, John Doo | Stars: David Cardoso, Patrícia Scalvi, Matilde Mastrangi, Zélia Diniz

Votes: 259

45. Vitalina Varela (2019)

124 min | Drama

6.9
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86 Metascore

A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Vitalina Varela, Ventura, Manuel Tavares Almeida, Francisco Brito

Votes: 1,785

46. The Tsugua Diaries (2021)

101 min | Drama

6.9
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Follows Crista, Carloto and João who are building an airy greenhouse for butterflies in the garden and share household routines, but they are not the only ones.

Directors: Maureen Fazendeiro, Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Carloto Cotta, João Nunes Monteiro

Votes: 20

47. The Last Bath (2020)

95 min | Drama

5.9
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A nun is called upon to adopt her 15-year-old nephew, and as a consequence religion, family and love become entangled.

Director: David Bonneville | Stars: Anabela Moreira, Martim Canavarro, Margarida Moreira, José Manuel Mendes

Votes: 127

48. Santana (2020)

TV-MA | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

3.8
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Two cops, two brothers. One is out for justice, the other revenge. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.

Directors: Maradona Dias Dos Santos, Chris Roland | Stars: Paulo Americano, Dalton Borralho, Terence Bridgett, Amanda Brown

Votes: 861

49. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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26 Metascore

Third installment of the Cities of Love series (Paris, je t'aime / New York, I Love You / Rio, Eu Te Amo), this collective feature-film is made of 10 stories of romance set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer

Votes: 1,915

50. Diaries of an Exchange Student (2020)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

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Barbara (Larissa Manoela) and Talia (Thati Lopes) decide to exchange in the US. They have no idea of the obstacles and cultural shock. Barbara who always dreamed of visiting NY discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Garotti | Stars: Larissa Manoela, Thati Lopes, Bruno Montaleone, David Sherod


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