Cinema Of Brazil 2009
Lower City Lower City
Lower City and Not By Chance
Basic Sanitation (Saneamento Básico, O Filme) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2007; Director: Jorge Furtado; Writer: Jorge Furtado; Stars: Fernanda Torres, Wagner Moura, Camila Pitanga, Bruno Garcia, Janaína Kremer Motta, Lázaro Ramos, Tonico Pereira, Paulo José, Marcelo Aquino, Irene Brietzke, Zéu Britto, Felipe De Paula, Sérgio Lulkin, Giovanni Martini, Lúcio Mauro Filho)
A comic look at social activism.
The Conception (A Concepção) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2005; Director: José Eduardo Belmonte; Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Milhem Cortaz, Murilo Grossi, Gabrielle Lopes, Rosane Mulholland, Matheus Nachtergaele)
Bored kids embrace excess in Brasilia.
December (Feliz Natal) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: Selton Mello; Writer: Selton Mello, Marcelo Vindicato; Stars: Leonardo Medeiros, Darlene Glória, Paulo Guarnieri, Graziela Moretto, Lúcio Mauro, Fabricio Reis, Thelmo Fernandes, Cláudio Mendes, Daniel Torres, Rose Abdallah, Lucas Guarnieri, Liz Maggini Seraphin, Hossein Minussi, Emiliano Queiroz, Nathalia Dill)
A man heads back to his estranged family over Christmas.
Estamira (Country: Brazil; Year: 2004; Director: Marcos Prado; Writer: Marcos Prado; Stars: Estamira)
A portrait of Estamira who has lived and worked for the last 20 years on Jardim Gramacha, Latin America’s largest landfill site in Rio de Janeiro.
If Nothing Else Works Out (Se Nada Mais Der Certo) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: José Eduardo Belmonte; Writer: José Eduardo Belmonte, Luis Carlos Pacca; Stars: Cauã Reymond, Caroline Abras, João Miguel, Luíza Mariani, Milhem Cortaz .), Official Site
The lives of a group of friends living life on the edge in frenetic São Paulo.
If Nothing Else Works Out If Nothing Else Works Out
If Nothing Else Works Out and Only When I Dance
Jardim Ângela (Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: Evaldo Mocarzel; Writer: Evaldo Mocarzel, Marcelo Moraes)
Documentary tracking São Paulo youngsters as they film a documentary about their community.
Last Stop 174 (Última Parada 174) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: Bruno Barreto; Writer: Bráulio Mantovani; Stars: Michel Gomes, Chris Vianna, Marcello Melo Junior, Gabriela Luiz, Anna Cotrim, Tay Lopez, Vitor Carvalho, Jana Guinoud, Rodrigo dos Santos, Ramom Francisco, Lucas Rodrigues, Yasmine Luyindula, Hyago Silva, Douglas Silva, Gleyson Lima)
Story of a homeless man who hijacked a bus in Rio.
Lower City (Country: Brazil; Year: 2005; Director: Sergio Machado; Writer: Sergio Machado, Karim Ainouz; Stars: Lazaro Ramos, Wagner Moura, Alice Braga )
Two friends find their loyalties tested when they both fall in love with the same prostitute.
Master - A Copacobana Building (Edifício Master) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2002; Director: Eduardo Coutinho; Writer: Eduardo Coutinho; Stars: Fernando José)
A week in the life of the residents of a Copacabana apartment block.
My Name Ain’t Johnny (Meu Nome Não É Johnny) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: Mauro Lima; Writer: Guilherme Fiúza, Mariza Leão, Mauro Lima; Stars: Selton Mello, Giulio Lopes, Júlia Lemmertz, Felipe Severo, Breno Guimarães, Ellan Lustosa, Gillray Coutinho, Cléo Pires, Arthur Lopes, Victor Lisboa Gorgulho, Daniel Torres, Rodrigo Amarante, Tammy Di Calafiori, Ângelo Paes Leme, Flávio Pardal)
Biopic of Guilherme Estrella, who became the drug king of Rio.
Last Stop 174 Last Stop 174
Last Stop 174 and Master - A Copacobana Building
Not By Chance (Não Por Acaso) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2007; Director: Philippe Barcinski; Writer: Fabiana Werneck Barcinski, Philippe Barcinski, Eugenio Puppo; Stars: Rodrigo Santoro, Leonardo Medeiros, Letícia Sabatella, Branca Messina, Rita Batata, Cássia Kiss, Ney Piacentini, Graziela Moretto, Cacá Amaral, Sílvia Lourenço, Giulio Lopes, Milhem Cortaz, Noemi Marinho, Zeca Auricchio, Renato da Matta)
Fate leads to lives interlocking in São Paulo.
Only When I Dance (Country: Brazil, UK; Year: 2009; Director: Beadie Finzi; Stars: Irlan Santos da Silva, Isabela Coracy Alves Nascimento Santos, Mariza Estrella)
Young Brazilians train hard in the hope of becoming ballet stars.
The Sign of the City (O Signo da Cidade) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2007; Director: Carlos Alberto Riccelli; Writer: Bruna Lombardi; Stars: Bruna Lombardi, Malvino Salvador, Juca de Oliveira, Graziela Moretto, Luis Miranda, Denise Fraga, Eva Wilma, Fernando Alves Pinto, Sidney Santiago, Kim Riccelli, Laís Marques, Bethito Tavares, Thiago Pinheiro, Rogério Brito, Cristina Mutarelli)
An astrology radio show leads to the coalescence of four lives..
Still Orangutans (Ainda Orangotangos) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2007; Director: Gustavo Spolidoro; Writer: Gibran Dipp, Paulo Scott, Gustavo Spolidoro; Stars: Karina Kazue, Artur Pinto, Kayodê Silva, Janaína Kremer, Renata de Lélis, Nilsson Asp, Arlete Cunha, Roberto Oliveira, Marcelo de Paula, Girley Paes, Heinz Limaverde, Rafael Sieg, Juliana Spolidoro, Rafael Grendene, Lindon Satoru Shimizu)
One day in the life of a town's inhabitants... shot in a single take.

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