Total Titles at Criticker: 30 - You've Seen 0
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The quiet life of the small town Piedade's inhabitants is shaken up by the arrival of a big oil company, which barges in taking over houses and local businesses, throwing everyone out, to better reach and use the area's natural resources.
Rio de Janeiro in the 1940s, the life of Guida and Euridice Gusmão, raised to be invisible in the eyes of the Brazilian society of that time, like all the other women of that generation. (imdb)
João is a teenager from a dysfunctional family who develops behavior issues and is committed to a psych ward, where he meets Judite and soon falls in love with her. She will die soon and they both know it, but meeting each other will change their lives.
A series of short films set in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janero. (imdb)
Between a speech and another of Carlos Lacerda against the government, Dona Mocinha must deal with the financial and personal problems of her family. While under the eyes of his grandson, little Rodrigo, the only thing that matters is to discover the whereabouts of his little dog. (wikipedia)
The series tells the story of two families - Terra and Cambará -, and how they evolve through 200 years of history, from 1745 to 1945. Living in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in southern Brazil, both families experience the transformations of the country. (Wikipedia)
A Dama do Estácio (2012) - Short Film
Zulmira is an old mistress. One day, she wakes up obsessed with the idea of dying. All she needs is a good coffin. (imdb)
The movie, a mockumentary, tells the story of Agamenon, a brazilian journalist of the newspaper O Globo than lived and noticed a lot of important moments in 20th century's history and interviewed some of the most important personalities of the period.
In 1910, in Maranhão, the insane Vasco de Sá moves with his pregnant urban wife Áurea and her mother Maria to a wilderness land near a lagoon and surrounded by shifting dunes. Sooner his workers abandon the place, and Vasco dies, leaving the two women alone and without any resources. They are supported by a local son of a former slave, Massu, and they learn how to survive creating goats. Along the years, Áurea raises her daughter Maria, hoping to move back to the capital someday. (imdb)
Hoje É Dia de Maria (2005) - TV Mini-Series
A fairy-tale about life and feelings, seen from the eyes of a little girl, Maria (IMDB Comments)
Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she died in a concentration camp. When World War II began, Vargas decided to uphold the Allies. (imdb)
The journalist Célio Rocha (Pedro Cardoso) has been living a serious problem in the breast of his family for years: his father used all his savings to buy an apartment from the father of his childhood friend Otávio Sabóia (Miguel Falabella), indeed a corrupt constructor who never delivered the building to the owners... (imdb)
Suspicious minds and autumnal romance cross paths in this Brazilian film from director Marcos Bernstein. (Strand Releasing)
In Rio de Janeiro, in the 80s, twin sisters Iara and Marilena (Fernanda Torres) fell in love with the same man.
A young boy's (Oliveira) mother is killed in front of Rio de Janeiro's Central Station. Homeless and with nowhere to turn, he is reluctantly befriended by a lonely and cynical woman (Montenegro). Resisting her initial impulse to make a quick profit off the child, she commits to returning him to his father in Brazil's remote Northeast. The trip becomes a quest for their own identities: one boy's search for his father, and one woman's search for her heart. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Adaptation to the screen of three amoral tales of Nelson Rodrigues
Four love stories which portray a wide gamut of emotions and desires against the backdrop of Rio de Janeiro... (imdb)
Bus tour to São Paulo's touristic spots bumps into several strange people. (imdb)
Trancado por Dentro (1986) - Short Film
The paraplegic Boris (Paulo Gracindo) stays at home with the beautiful young woman Cacau (Luciana Vendramini), while his wife Ivette (Fernanda Montenegro) goes to the movie theater. When Cadú (Marcos Palmeira), the boyfriend of Cacau, unexpectedly arrives in the apartment, a night of sex, sadism and violence happens. When Ivette returns, the fantasies of a sick mind are disclosed in a surprising end. (imdb)
Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the subways. She describes herself saying, "I am a typist and a virgin, and I like Coca-Cola." Then she meets Olimpico, a north-easterner like herself, who has dreams of becoming a Congressman. (imdb)
Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism. (imdb)
Brazilian Indians discuss their own problems, focusing on the many interests behind the disastrous politics of aboriginal emancipation. (imdb)
Middle-class family reform their apartment, and the noise, the contact with the workers and strange occurrences turn what was supposed to be a trivial matter into a trip to hell. (imdb)
Based on the poem by Vinicius de Moraes ''Balada das duas Mocinhas de Botafogo'', which begat the movie theme song, composed by Francis Hime and Vinicius de Moraes
Joana is a sophisticated, beautiful woman, so she has a choice of lovers, and destinies. She will let down Pierre, the French consul at Sao Paulo, and with him the frivolity of tea-parties and comfort. Her wild inner-soul will develop into the wild forest surroundings of a landlord's farmhouse..... (imdb)
Missa do Galo (1974) - Short Film
Based on a short story by Machado de Assis.
Old couple are being evicted and turn to their five children for help. Since no one can accommodate the two of them, the children decide to separate the couple. (imdb)
Middle-class boy living in Rio de Janeiro falls in love with unattractive girl and starts selling grass. (imdb)
The protagonists are family members of the slaughterhouse owner who, despite financial problems, tries to preserve the illusion that he still belongs to the upper class. The movie shows how he thus hides not only his own adultery but also the decadent life of his family members who have lesbian and incestuous relationships. (Wikipedia)