Three childhood friends plan meeting for a day in order to reassert their friendships and fight for their differences. One of them is involved with crime, one is a famous football player and the other struggles to maintain a middle-class lifestyle.
Wagner is a 22 year old Brazilian guy, who dreams about leaving the Country for a better life, until he meets Justina, an experienced woman who turns his life upside down. Together they will discover that life has a lot more to offer.
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Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
Dílson, Dadá and Denis live in the El Vidigal quarter of Rio de Janeiro, and the three friends share an interest in acting. We learn about their life experiences, about their dreams, hopes and desires. From an economic standpoint they, like many other Brazilians, can only dream about certain things.
Two young boys, Laranjinha and Acerola, living in Cidade de Deus, one of the most violent neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, need some money to go to a concert. The "easiest" (and most dangerous) way to get it is working for some drug-dealers.
Central-West region of Brazil. A vast tropical savanna ecoregion called "Cerrado". And which brings a vast history of violence, brutality and struggle for honor.
Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...
Four people with different values and standards meet in the urban chaos of Copacabana. Rita and Waldick come from the country, and befriend two Rio de Janeiro native guys, upon arrival: the playboy and surfer Paulo Roberto and a pimp called Tim. Written by [email protected]
City of God – 10 Years Later investigates what happened to the actors who took part in the award-winning film directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund. This documentary shows what City of God’s worldwide success meant to their lives. Were the actors prepared for the film’s success? Did the social background of some of them prove stronger than the opportunity that came their way?
Noel Rosa biopic.
The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.
City of Men is a Brazilian television programme created by Kátia Lund and Fernando Meirelles, the directors of the film City of God. The series was watched by 35 million viewers in Brazil and was released internationally on DVD shortly after the film. In 2007, a feature length film based on the series was released.
It is often cited as a 'spin-off' of the film; City of Men is a less violent and more light-hearted affair with dramedy elements. However, the two do share some common aspects: the directors, some of the actors, and the setting of the Brazilian favela with its background of gangsters and poverty.
The programme tells the stories of Luis Claudío and Uolace, better known by their nicknames Acerola and Laranjinha, respectively, who are two best friends who live in a notorious Rio slum, in a community of drug-dealers, hustlers, and teenagers struggling to fulfill their dreams.
Raquel is a girl, adopted by an upper-middle-class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in São Paulo to become a prostitute.
A scandal erupts in Brazil during an investigation of alleged government corruption via oil and construction companies. Loosely inspired by true events.
Pacto de Sangue is about Walter Souza, a news reporter who sees an opportunity to get big TV ratings through raw, violent content after he starts to cover the murders and gang wars playing out deep in the Amazon jungle between two rival drug lords.
Da Cor do Pecado is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo in the traditional schedule of 19 hours between January 26 and August 28, 2004 with 185 chapters.
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In a city where citizens are monitored 24/7, a tech employee must outsmart her surveillance drone in order to investigate a murder.
Mika (Fiorella Mattheis) is a stripper trying to rebuild her life after a troubled and mysterious past. She goes to work in the bustling Rua Augusta, in São Paulo, where she is a dancer at Boate Love and has fun at night club Hell. On one of these nights, the young woman's fate intersects with that of a powerful businessman's son, which changes her life forever.