Carandiru (2003)
Fictionalised reimagining of a doctor's life looking after the populace of a Sao Paulo jail.
Elite Squad (2007)
A special squad officer in the violent Brazilian slums tries to find a replacement. Read our with José Padilha.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2011)
Conflict ensues as Brazilian politicians and police officers try to solve the problem of gang violence and corruption.
If Nothing Else Works Out (2008)
The lives of a group of friends living life on the edge in frenetic São Paulo.
Not By Chance (2007)
Fate leads to lives interlocking in São Paulo.
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