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Operation Carwash: A Worldwide Corruption Scandal Made in Brazil (2017)

Polícia Federal: A Lei é para Todos (original title)
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

Writers:

Thomas Stavros (screenwriter), Gustavo Lipsztein (screenwriter) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Calloni Antonio Calloni ... Ivan
Marcelo Serrado ... Juiz Sérgio Moro
Ary Fontoura ... Lula
Flávia Alessandra ... Bia
Bruce Gomlevsky Bruce Gomlevsky ... Julio Cesar
João Baldasserini ... Vinicius
Rainer Cadete Rainer Cadete ... Ítalo Agneli
Roberto Birindelli ... Youssef
Leonardo Franco Leonardo Franco ... Pedro Henrique
Adélio Lima Adélio Lima ... Antenor
Roney Facchini Roney Facchini ... Paulo Roberto Costa
Tadeu Aguiar Tadeu Aguiar ... Rodrigo
Leonardo Medeiros ... Marcelo Odebrecht
Juliana Schalch ... Juliana
Sandra Corveloni ... Dona Marici
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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 Investigator Ivan, the story of how he and his team at the Brazilian Federal Police, working with the Brazilian Federal Attorneys were able to reveal and dismantle an intricate scheme of money laundering, graft, theft, corruption and bribery involving executives at Petrobrás, (the Brazilian National Oil Company), government contractors, political parties, and politicians at all levels of government - including both houses of congress, cabinet secretaries, and the current and former presidents of Brazil. Exciting and action packed, the movie reveals unbelievable details of the conflicts and dangers faced by the investigators, the roadblocks thrown to thwart the operation, and the crucial role of the Federal Judge who withstood the greatest of pressures to keep the politicians from destroying their ...

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Carwash is the name of a real money laundering investigation conduct by Brazilian Federal Police with the aim of ascertaining a money laundering scheme suspected of moving more than US$9.5 billion as of July 23, 2017. See more »

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Not good even for a soap opera
8 March 2019 | by veteranoincaSee all my reviews

Movie producers wants money, ok, we got it. That's business. So, to make a film about a corruption investigation seems legit. Pitty that this movie is totally biased. Surely it helped in the current society polarization in Brazil. Hypocritical as it can get.


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

7 September 2017 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Polícia Federal: A Lei é Para Todos See more »

Filming Locations:

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil See more »

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Budget:

$4,600,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,382,550
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