The film tells the story of Raul Seixas, a Brazilian rock legend. The documentary unveils by rare archival images, meeting with family, conversations with artists, producers and friends, the trajectory of the artist, who died in 1989.
Daniel de Oliveira
The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »
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-storey ... See full summary »
In order to take a new job as an employee in the public sanitation department, Juliana moves from the inner city of Itaúna to the metropolitan town of Contagem in Brazil. While waiting for ... See full summary »
After discovering the truth about being stolen by the woman he thought was his mother as a child, Pierre (AKA Felipe) must deal with the consequences of his mother's actions and must try to cope with his biological family.
A historical review of the military dictatorship in Brazil only trough images and sounds from films that belong to the pornochanchada genre, a kind of erotic film that was the most seen and most produced during that period.
"Taking Iacanga" reveals the story behind a legendary music festival held in Brazil in the 70's and 80's. Under military law, open-air events were prohibited. Overcoming politic difficulties, the festival was the biggest hippie gathering in Brazil. It was considered the Brazilian version of Woodstock, with musical performances of brilliant Brazilian artists such as Gilberto Gil and João Gilberto.