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A Mão e a Luva - The story of a book trafficker (2010)

He defines himself a trafficker, but he have chosen a drug that renders free. He is a book trafficker.

Director:

Roberto Orazi

Writer:

Roberto Orazi
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"A Mao e a Luva" is the book that inspired our protagonist, Ricardo Gomez Ferraz, to start a silent revolution in one of the most dangerous Brazilian shantytowns. He collected books over a period of 15 years and encouraged dozens of children and adults to read them. In so doing he helped to keep them away from selling drugs, prostitution and crime. In 2008 he was given an esteemed award by Teleglobo for his services to society. Thanks to the work of Ricardo, the Brazilian Ministry of Culture has, to date, funded 514 small libraries throughout the favelas of Brazil. Written by Lupin Film

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Plot Keywords:

culture | brazil | favela | See All (3) »

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Art is everything and in the same way that it changed my life, it can change things around here. See more »

Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

3 November 2010 (Italy) See more »

Filming Locations:

Brazil

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Budget:

€75,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Lupin Film See more »
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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