Glasgow Film Festival 2013

An exciting new strand looking at the best fruits of the burgeoning Brazilan film industry.

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Rat Fever and Xingu
The Best Things In The World (As Melhores Coisas Do Mundo) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2010; Director: Laís Bodanzky; Writer: Luiz Bolognesi, Gilberto Dimenstein; Stars: Francisco Miguez, Denise Fraga, Fiuk)
A teenager tries to deal with romantic possibilities in his own life at the same time as coping with his parents splitting up.
Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) (Country: Brazil; Year: 1959; Director: Marcel Camus; Writer: Marcel Camus, Vinicius de Moraes; Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes De Oliveira)
The story of Orpheus and Eurydice plays out against the background of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Colors (Cores) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2012; Director: Francisco Garcia; Writer: Francisco Garcia, Gabriel Campos; Stars: Maria Célia Camargo, Graça De Andrade, Pedro di Pietro, Simone Iliesco)
A deadpan comedy about a tattoo artist, drug dealer and tropical fish store worker who dream of escape.
The Day That Lasted 21 Years (O Dia Que Durou 21 Anos) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2012; Director: Camilo Tavares)
A documentary exploring America's influence in Brazilian politics.
Neighbouring Sounds (O som ao redor) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2012; Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho; Stars: Irma Brown, Sebastião Formiga, Gustavo Jahn, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, W.J. Solha, Lula Terra)
A tense portrait of urban life in modern-day Brazil.
Prime Time Soap (A Novela Das 8) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2011; Director: Odilon Rocha; Writer: Odilon Rocha; Stars: Guilherme Duarte, Vanessa Giácomo, Paulo Lontra )
Disco, dictatorship and two women on the run in Seventies Brazil.
Rat Fever (A Febre Do Rato) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2011; Director: Cláudio Assis; Writer: Hilton Lacerda; Stars: Vitor Araújo, Conceição Camaroti, Juliano Cazarré, Nanda Costa)
A passionate anarchist who believes in living in the moment comes into conflict with the strangely reticent woman wth whom he falls in love.
Southwest (Sudoeste) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2012; Director: Eduardo Nunes; Stars: Dira Paes, Simone Spoladore)
A woman attempts to comprehend the meaning and nature of her life in a single day.
Xingu (Country: Brazil; Year: 2011; Director: Cao Hamburger; Writer: Cao Hamburger, Anna Muylaert, Helena Soarez; Stars: João Miguel, Felipe Camargo, Caio Blat, Maria Flor)
Three brothers stumble upon the Xingu tribe during an exploration of central Brazil and subsequently devote their lives to protecting and preserving the Xingu culture in the face of encroachment from the contemporary world.

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In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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