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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, 1h55
Directed by José Padilha
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Wagner Moura, Milhem Cortaz, André Ramiro, Maria Ribeiro, Seu Jorge, Tainá Müller

The film starts in medias res, 13 years after Baiano's death. Roberto Nascimento (Wagner Moura) is shown leaving a hospital, and a man reports this on his radio chatter. Soon after, his car is blocked and gunned down by unknown shooters.
City of God, 2h10
Directed by Kátia Lund, Fernando Meirelles
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Alexandre Rodrigues, Alice Braga, Jonathan Haagensen, Leandro Firmino, Seu Jorge, Douglas Silva

In the opening scene, chickens are being prepared for a meal when a chicken escapes and an armed gang chases after it in a favela called the Cidade de Deus ("City of God"). The chicken stops between the gang and a young man named Rocket (Buscapé), who believes that the gang wants to kill him. A flashback traces Rocket, the narrator, back to the late 1960s. He lived incredibly poor in this slum of Rio.
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey, 1h43
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion
Actors Werner Schünemann, Rosanne Mulholland, Ana Rosa, Paulo Goulart, Chica Xavier, Othon Bastos

La vie après la mort du docteur André Luiz dans la cité spirituelle de Nosso Lar.
Lisbela and the Prisoner, 1h46
Origin Bresil
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Selton Mello, Débora Falabella, André Mattos, Marco Nanini

This script must be run from the command line
Blindness (2008)
, 2h
Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about viral outbreaks, Films about disabilities, Political films, Dystopian films, La cécité, Disaster films
Actors Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal, Danny Glover, Yoshino Kimura, Alice Braga

In an unnamed city, a young Japanese professional (Yusuke Iseya) is suddenly struck blind for no apparent reason. The Japanese man is approached by a few concerned people, one of whom (Don McKellar) offers to drive him home, and later steals his car. The blinded man describes his sudden affliction: an expanse of dazzling white, as though he is "swimming in milk".
We're So Young
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Sandra Corveloni, Bianca Comparato

In 1973, the Manfredini family moved from Rio to Brasília. Renato, suffered from a rare bone disease, the epiphysiolysis and after surgery he was in need of a wheelchair. Forced to stay at home and being treated with morphine, the young man began to project his plans to become the greatest rock star of Brazil, creating, later, the group Aborto Elétrico, becoming the "Loner Troubadour" and later, creating the band Legião Urbana.
Kiss of the Spider Woman, 2h1
Directed by Héctor Babenco
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Prison films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Political films, Films about Latin American military dictatorships, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors William Hurt, Raúl Juliá, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy, Milton Gonçalves, Fernando Torres

The film tells of two very different men who share a prison cell in Brazil during the Brazilian military government: Valentin Arregui, who is imprisoned (and has been tortured) due to his activities on behalf of a leftist revolutionary group, and Luis Molina, a homosexual in prison for having sex with an underage boy.
Elite Squad, 1h55
Directed by José Padilha
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes La corruption policière, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Wagner Moura, Caio Junqueira, André Ramiro, Fernanda Machado, Maria Ribeiro, Fernanda de Freitas

Captain Roberto Nascimento (Wagner Moura) narrates the film, briefly explaining how the police and the drug lords of Rio de Janeiro cooperate with each other (policemen collect periodic bribes and drug lords are left free to operate) in the 90's.
Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Cristina Lago, Fabíula Nascimento

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, and later call girl. Shortly after starting work, she decided to write a blog about her experiences. Since some clients thought she looked like a surfer she adopted the name "Surfistinha", which means "little surfer girl". This blog became a sensation, and quickly became one of the most popular blogs in Brazil. Becoming famous, her life changed significantly. She went on to be interviewed on Brazilian talk shows similar to Oprah and David Letterman, all the while continuing her blog about her racy exploits. She wrote a book about these experiences "O Doce Veneno Do Escorpião" ("The Scorpion's Sweet Poison").
The Dognapper, 2h2
Origin Bresil
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs
Actors Bruno Gagliasso, Leandra Leal, Gabriela Duarte, Rafinha Bastos, Enrique Díaz, Vicente Amorim

Deco (Bruno Gagliasso) and Zoé (Leandra Leal) fall in love after saving a puppy with narcolepsy. The relationship ends two years later and Zoe takes the couple's dog with her. For the first time, Deco has to take a stand, and retrieve his dog.
Qualquer Gato Vira-Lata, 1h40
Origin Bresil
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Cléo Pires, Malvino Salvador, Rita Guedes, Jean-Pierre Noher, Ilya São Paulo

In Rio de Janeiro, Tati (Cléo Pires) meets her boyfriend Marcelo (Dudu Azevedo) on his birthday and he breaks-up with her, claiming that she is not romantic.
God Is Brazilian, 1h50
Directed by Carlos Diegues
Origin Bresil
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about religion, Transport films, Road movies
Actors Antônio Fagundes, Wagner Moura, Hugo Carvana, Stepan Nercessian, Susana Werner

Taoca, a part-time fisherman and small-time con artist, finds a man holding on to a buoy in the middle of the ocean. The man claims he is God, but Taoca doesn't believe him until he performs some miracles.
Time and the Wind, 1h55
Origin Bresil
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Actors Thiago Lacerda, Marjorie Estiano, Fernanda Montenegro, Cléo Pires, Mayana Moura, Vanessa Lóes

Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs until the end of the 19th century. The film also features the period of formation of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and the dispute of territory between the Portuguese and Spanish crowns.