Total Credits at Criticker: 18 (Actor)
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Chico Buarque is a constant presence in Brazils art scene and makes up its citizens popular culture. This wealth in music, poems, theater and novels has been created over the last 50 years and in this film Chico Buarque converses about his memories, shows, daily life, work methods, creative process, in summary all his trajectory. The musicians search for his German brother, whom he never got to meet, serves as one of the axis for the narrative.
A Brazilian Theater group that through talent, irony and humor confronted the Brazilian violent dictatorship in the 1970's revolutionizing the gay movement worldwide and changing theater and dance language to an entire generation. (imdb)
Comedic portrait of middle-aged women in Rio de Janeiro, including overworked housewife Magali and her over-the-top twin sister Magda, psychoanalyst Paula and her troublesome daughter Melanie, and stage star in crisis Lise. (imdb)
Following a newspaper ad, ordinary women tell part of their life stories to director Eduardo Coutinho, which are then re-enacted by actresses, blurring the barriers between truth, fiction and interpretation. (imdb)
After a traumatic childhood being bullied Brenda (Young) and her immigrant friend Jonathan (Schoyen) grows up realizing that nothing has changed since childhood. In a desperate attempt the middle-aged friends start up their own business in Los Angeles to get their lives on track and gain respect from others. In their pursuit of finding happiness they get trapped in a corrupted life of abuse, sex and deception in a city where the end justifies the means. (Rover Films)
In 1942, in Rio de Janeiro, the twenty-five years old Alaíde is run over while crossing Carioca Street. She arrives in coma in the hospital, and while being submitted to an emergency surgery, she recalls her life since her family moved to a former brothel, mixing hallucination, reality and memory. (imdb)
Cacá, a VJ who works for MTV, comes to Rio de Janeiro to make a report about a new band, whose members are poor and live in a slum called Morro do Alemão. She spends the night with PQD, one of the musicians. The next day, Cacá is attacked by two street kids who wanted some money, and thinks PQD is somehow involved. With the police chasing him, PQD decides to go to São Paulo to see Cacá and prove his innocence. But he meets Cacá's brother, Nando, who tries to convince him to take part in a scam.
Fictional story based on Sarah Bernhard's visit to Brazil in 1905. The actress, experiencing a personal and professional crisis at the time, is induced by her personal Brazilian maid, Amélia, to make a performance in Rio de Janeiro. After arriving, Amélia suddenly dies in fever. Sarah is forced to stand the company of Amélia's exotic sisters.
Fortune takes four human beings to the last frontier of passion. There, where love becomes almost inhuman and divine. As if he was a comet, Rafael, the traveler, appears at the party for the cities patron saint, in a small town in the interior of Minas Gerais. He is the one who brings passion and crime, vanishing afterwards, leaving a poetic feeling in the air, which is always deadly to the ones who stay... (imdb)
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)
Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from Sao Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to leave long ago because of some involvement with a goat herd... (imdb)
Earning her living by dubbing American TV Series, a woman dreams of becoming an international Hollywood star. (imdb)
Brazilian drug dealers in the lower east side of Manhattan start a war with a rival gang of Latino drug dealers. Their soldiers are Latino kids all under 17 because, as Rita La Punta says, "They can kill and not go to jail." The war escalates to include their German heroin supplier, his sexy English girl friend, a Puerto Rican ex-cop, and the Japanese police captain. This movie is about racism, police corruption, junkies and drug dealing. (SurrealMoviez)
Group of eccentric people gather at a popular bar in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, doomed to be closed to give way to the construction of a big building. Intellectuals, artists, night-people in general join forces to try to avoid its demolition. Among its costumers, we find Ana, an actress, her husband Zeca, an intellectual type in crisis about his work for TV, artists, newspapermen, a female researcher, and a couple who's always quarreling, only to be reconciled moments later. (imdb)
The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc (imdb)
In the 1940s, in São Paulo, bohemian guy engages in a love affair with two daughters of a friend of his mother's, but ends up marrying uncongenial woman, with whom he quarrels all the time. (imdb)
In the countryside, the virgin hick Nestor sees a naked model taking pictures and chases her through the fields and village. His father decides to pay for the services of the local prostitute Marli, but Nestor feels repulse for the whore and his father expels him from the village. Nestor travels by foot and hitchhiking and along his journey, he meets several women and try to lose his virginity. (imdb)
José Guerra, a humble citizen of the country's Reserve 17, naively cashes a check of one hundred thousand strikmas which he received from a mysterious Hindi. It's the equivalent of ten trillion dollars. The authorities require that money be deposited in the state and order the confinement of Jose Guerra in the interest of national security