Total Credits at Criticker: 25 (Actor), 1 (Director), 1 (Writer)
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A group of actors and actresses rehearse play virtually and look for solutions to get around the fact that they cannot meet. Confined at home, they use their own family members on stage. The piece chosen is ÁLBUM DE FAMÍLIA, by Nelson Rodrigues, an attempt to debate the idea of a traditional Brazilian family.
When executive Ricardo is found dead, shot in the seat of his car with no suspects to be found, Inspector Espinosa and Officer Daia are put in charge of the case and soon begin to investigate the people closest to the victim. As everyone involved in the case mysteriously disappears, the situation takes on unexpected proportions.
Paulo Gale is a black Brazilian man, a typical "day-by-day survivor", always doing his best to bring some happiness in his life, and by happiness he means money. When finding himself a dead end, he discovers the opportunity to become a football manager by leading some boy from the neighborhood to becoming the new Neymar of international soccer. Going through the suburbs of Rio, he finds Glanderson, a young boy with an enormous talent for soccer given the absence of two toes in his right foot. Wi
Santana works as a dogcatcher, picking up stray animals. One day, he catches a very big dog in a school. Some days later, comes the animal's owner: Babyface, a sociopath ex-cop. The man is furious, considering his dog to be "kidnapped", and demands immediate restitution of his pet. But the dog is not coming back: according to the law, the animal was put to sleep. In a misunderstanding, Babyface argue with Santana, blaming him for his pet's death.
The movie tells the story of Laerte (Lázaro Ramos), a talented violinist who after failing to be admitted into the OSESP Orchestra is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public school at Heliopolis. His path is full of difficulties, but the transforming power of music and the friendship arising between the teacher and the students open the door into a new world. (imdb)
Zézé Gamboa's sardonic historical drama follows a good-hearted, apolitical con man who, on the eve of Angolan independence in the mid-1970s, pulls off a massive swindle at the expense of the Portuguese colonial administration -- and soon after finds himself hailed as a hero of the national liberation struggle. (tiff.net)
A film about imagination, in which the protagonist goes on internal journeys around the world, overcoming fears and making new discoveries. (imdb)
An anesthesiologist who is living under pressure, both at work and at home, have to fulfill a mission which sounds simple, but is hampered by a number of obstacles: to bring a birthday cake to the party of his daughter, in the middle of a Saint Paul always stopped traffic.
A small community of descendants of Italian immigrants in the interior of the state of Rio Grande do Sul resorts to making a video to try to solve the problems of basic sanitation that plague their village. (imdb)
During the Carnival in the historical site of Pelourinho (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), we follow the lives of the tenants of a falling-to-pieces tenement house who try to get by using creativity, irony, humor and music. (imdb)
Ópera do Mallandro (2007) - Short Film
A boy named Chico who's having trouble using his imagination for back to 80's.
1) globalization of violence, violence of globalization? 2) serial killers, social killers? 3) a mine in brazil some murders in new york others in miami how are they connected? 4) "who's putting dynamite at the head of the century" asks tom zé -singing- at the end of the film 5) "cobrador - in god we trust" is an invitation to search the answers to these questions. "cobrador - in god we trust" is an attempt to find the answers to these questions.
Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered. (imdb)
Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's short story "Pai Contra Mãe", having some of Nireu Cavalcanti's 18th Century chronicles as inspiration, the film tries to trace a parallel between life in Brazil during the slavery period and life in modern Brazil. (imdb)
Cafundó is a 35 mm color film which blends fact with fiction in the life of João de Camargo, a former black slave (1858-1942, Sorocaba, Brazil) who, in his old age, works miracles and devotes himself to assisting others in order to attain his freedom. João de Camargo represents the genesis of religious and cultural syncretism in Brazil. (imdb)
Desejo (2005) - Short Film
A journey into the psyche of Atanásio, a doorman in Copacabana, confused while attempting to understand his desires and aspirations. (imdb)
Boy tries to help his uncle, guilty of a murder case, to prove his innocence. He thinks the uncle has confessed the crime as a cover-up for his girlfriend, who was the wife of the dead man. So he starts a private investigation, with the help of his own friends, also involving the girl he loves. (imdb)
Based on a true story, Carandiru is an adaptation of the book Carandiru Station by Drauzio Varella. Through the eyes of a doctor who worked in So Paulo's infamous Casa de Detneco, over twelve years, it tells stories of crime, revenge, love and friendship, culminating in the fateful massacre of 1992. (Sony Pictures Classics)
A story of love, art, robbery and photocopying. In combining magical realism and comedy, director Jorge Furtado creates a new cinematic vision that is propelled by a lively Brazilian soundtrack and a first-class ensemble cast.
Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw--all in 24 hours. (imdb)
Sexo Frágil (2003) - TV Series
The diferences between men and women. (imdb)
Legendary criminal. Proud homosexual. Cabaret star. Passionate lover. Killer. Devoted father of seven adopted children. Saint or devil? Madame Satã. (Wellspring Media)
The interior of Brazil in the early 1970's: Firmino Santos Guerra, from a wealthy landed family, is abandoned by his fiancée, Filomena, who leaves him for his greatest enemy, Borges Capadocio. When Firmino extracts a bloody retribution decades later on Filomena's husband and sons, the widow turns to her three daughters as the instruments of her revenge. (Empire Pictures)
Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, Woman on Top is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
The rise and fall of Carla Perez, the greatest brazilian axé-music dancer.