Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Portuguese


1. Nada a Perder (2018)

130 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Self-financed biopic of Brazilian evangelical bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Petrônio Gontijo, Day Mesquita, Beth Goulart, Dalton Vigh

Votes: 20,570

2. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

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

Votes: 603,781 | Gross: $7.56M

3. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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33 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 88,841 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Soldado Milhões (2018)

85 min | Biography, History, War

7.4
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A Portuguese soldier, who got stranded from his team during the La Lys battle, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions.

Directors: Gonçalo Galvão Teles, Jorge Paixão da Costa | Stars: João Arrais, Miguel Borges, Carminho Coelho, Lúcia Moniz

Votes: 79

5. Where's the Money (2017)

R | 86 min | Comedy

5.2
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A quick witted young man from the streets of South Central must rush a lily-white USC fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money.

Director: Scott Zabielski | Stars: Andrew Bachelor, Logan Paul, Kat Graham, Terry Crews

Votes: 1,076

6. Do Começo ao Fim (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: 6,277

7. Aquarius (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.6
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88 Metascore

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 13,822 | Gross: $0.29M

8. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-14 | 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: 5,079

9. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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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: 17,937 | Gross: $0.10M

10. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.0
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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: Thaila Ayala, Diogo Morgado, Maria de Medeiros, Will Roberts

Votes: 1,242

11. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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: 72,292 | Gross: $0.10M

12. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.

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

Votes: 1,204

13. 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: 17,588 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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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: 368

15. Os Dez Mandamentos: O Filme (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

3.5
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Follows Moses leading and conducting the Hebrew people from the slavery of Egypt to the freedom towards the Promised Land according to the Ancient Testament Bible book of the Exodus. The ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Guilherme Winter, Sergio Marone, Camila Rodrigues, Giselle Itié

Votes: 783

16. Polícia Federal: A Lei é para Todos (2017)

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Based on the true story of Operation Carwash, the largest and most successful corruption investigation ever seen in the world, "No One is Above the Law" tells, through the eyes of Detective... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Antunez | Stars: Antonio Calloni, Marcelo Serrado, Ary Fontoura, Flávia Alessandra

Votes: 2,651

17. O Ornitólogo (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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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: 1,828 | Gross: $0.05M

18. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.7
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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, Daniel Duval, Joana de Verona, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 569

19. Zoom (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.

Director: Pedro Morelli | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alison Pill, Michael Eklund, Mariana Ximenes

Votes: 2,076

20. O Filme da Minha Vida (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.5
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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, Johnny Massaro

Votes: 907

21. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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26 Metascore

A series of short films 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: 1,468

22. 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: 8,083

23. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 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: 31,183 | Gross: $5.60M

24. O Homem do Futuro (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Torres | Stars: Wagner Moura, Alinne Moraes, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Fernando Ceylão

Votes: 4,546

25. Gabriel e a Montanha (2017)

131 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman

Votes: 390

26. À Deriva (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: 2,515

27. Aos Teus Olhos (2017)

87 min | Drama

6.7
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A boy's parents accuse a swimming teacher of abusing one of his students.

Director: Carolina Jabor | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Luisa Arraes, Gustavo Falcão, Malu Galli

Votes: 71

28. Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Birindelli

Votes: 2,036 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Cidade Baixa (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: 3,379 | Gross: $0.13M

30. O Menino e o Mundo (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 5,000 | Gross: $0.13M

31. Arábia (2017)

97 min | Drama

7.3
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Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Brazil, near an old aluminum factory. One day he finds a notebook from one of the factory workers.

Directors: João Dumans, Affonso Uchoa | Stars: Aristides de Sousa, Murilo Caliari, Gláucia Vandeveld, Renata Cabral

Votes: 172

32. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 2,462 | Gross: $0.13M

33. Casa Grande (2014)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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56 Metascore

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti, Clarissa Pinheiro

Votes: 1,641

34. Que Horas Ela Volta? (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: 9,648 | Gross: $0.38M

35. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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: 825

36. Os Farofeiros (2018)

103 min | Comedy

6.3
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Things go from bad to worse when four co-workers decide to enjoy the extended holiday at a beach house with their families.

Director: Roberto Santucci | Stars: Maurício Manfrini, Cacau Protásio, Danielle Winits, Théo Medon

Votes: 80

37. Encontro Silencioso (2017)

83 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

3.2
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Inspired by real facts, SILENT MEETING is a vertiginous dive into initiation ceremonies at university life.

Director: Miguel Clara Vasconcelos | Stars: Ágata Pinho, Alexander David, Isabel Costa, Filipe Abreu

Votes: 24

38. Vazante (2017)

116 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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68 Metascore

Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.

Director: Daniela Thomas | Stars: Adriano Carvalho, Luana Nastas, Sandra Corveloni, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha

Votes: 228 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Cidade dos Homens (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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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: 14,035 | Gross: $0.31M

40. Corpo Elétrico (2017)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

6.5
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The summer is coming and Elias has been dreaming of the sea a lot. In the factory where he works, his responsibilities increase as the holiday season approaches. After one more night ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Caetano | Stars: Kelner Macêdo, Lucas Andrade, Welket Bungué, Ana Flavia Cavalcanti

Votes: 370

41. O Grande Circo Místico (2018)

Drama

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Follows a century in the lives of the Knieps, an Austrian family of circus owners.

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Jesuíta Barbosa, Bruna Linzmeyer, Rafael Lozano, Catherine Mouchet

42. Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016)

107 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Director: Afonso Poyart | Stars: Thaila Ayala, Jonathan Haagensen, Milhem Cortaz, Cleo Pires

Votes: 1,320

43. O Auto da Compadecida (2000)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 7,889

44. 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: 15,544 | Gross: $0.21M

45. Tinta Bruta (2018)

118 min | Drama

7.8
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Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body .

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Shico Menegat, Bruno Fernandes, Guega Peixoto, Sandra Dani

Votes: 103

46. Beira-Mar (2015)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Two boys on the edge of adulthood find themselves exploring their relationship.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Mateus Almada, Maurício Barcellos, Elisa Brittes, Fernando Hart

Votes: 1,729

47. Como Nossos Pais (2017)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Maria Ribeiro, Clarisse Abujamra, Antonia Baudouin, Herson Capri

Votes: 925

48. Diário de um Exorcista - Zero (2016)

TV-MA | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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When a mysterious tragedy traumatizes his family, the young Lucas Vidal wakes up to a challenging mission of fighting against the biggest enemy of God and of mankind: The Devil himself. The... See full summary »

Director: Renato Siqueira | Stars: Renato Siqueira, Fabio Tomasini, Diego Andrade, Adriano Arbol

Votes: 430

49. A Fábrica de Nada (2017)

177 min | Drama, Musical

7.7
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59 Metascore

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Director: Pedro Pinho | Stars: José Smith Vargas, Carla Galvão, Njamy Sebastião, Joaquim Bichana Martins

Votes: 365

50. O Clube dos Canibais (2018)

81 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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What's for dinner, darling? Otavio and Gilda are a very wealthy couple of the Brazilian elite who have the habit of eating their employees. Otavio owns a private security company and is a ... See full summary »

Director: Guto Parente | Stars: Tavinho Teixeira, Ana Luiza Rios, Pedro Domingues, José Maria Alves

Votes: 71