The true story of the director Lucia Murat's younger brother , Heitor, who is sent to London by his well to do family to avoid the possibility of joining his director/writer sister Ms. ...
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The strange friendship between two men of opposite social classes. Miguel is a senator. His childhood friend Jorge is a major drug-dealer. In the 1970s, they meet in prison: Miguel was ... See full summary »
A journalist is placed upon the management of a large broadcasting company to the capital of Brazil at the time of local elections. She must now face ideological and ethical questions, ... See full summary »
José de Abreu
Fantasies and clichés about Brazil and Brazilians as reinforced by international films, even those actually shot in Brazil. This documentary features interviews with non-Brazilian directors... See full summary »
Philippe de Broca,
Glória is a woman from Rio de Janeiro who tries to move on with her life despite the traumas caused by an abusive father and a drug dealer brother. She starts therapy with Camila, a young Portuguese psychoanalyst.
Joana de Verona,
Marco Antonio Caponi
The tense survival tale is set over several late-night hours in a sparsely-peopled Brazilian restaurant. When an armed robbery interrupts an already-terse dynamic between boss and customer,... See full summary »
In 1999 Lucia Murat wrote, produced and directed the feature film "Brave New Land" where the Kadiwéu people - native Brazilian Indians who live in the West of Brazil - were characters. "The... See full summary »
The true story of the director Lucia Murat's younger brother , Heitor, who is sent to London by his well to do family to avoid the possibility of joining his director/writer sister Ms. Murat in prison for "crimes" against the then fascist Brazilian government in the late 60's. Studying in London, Heitor meets an American girlfriend and an array of fascinating ex pat pals who dabble in pot smoking , music and self indulgent jobless days enjoying and experiencing early 70's London in NottingHill Gate area of London before it became tony. Heitor, the apple of the family's eye and youngest child, is a prolific letter writer but quits school and soon moves from pot to hashish to acid. He leaves London and begins traveling to Afghanistan , India, (wherever the Best and Most drugs were) pen and paper in hand, and becomes more and more addicted to cultures where he can deal and consume drugs experiencing a lonely lifestyle of being high, walking and writing. His letters to his family are the ...