The fictional encounter in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in the 30s) between popular songwriter Lamartine Babo and inconoclast poet and playwright Oswald de Andrade. Read More »
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Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. Read More »
S.O.S. Noronha (1957) Georges Rouquier, Jean Marais, Yves Massard, José Lewgoy, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Story of a group of radio-men, on the isle of Noronha, off the coast of Brazil, whose post was attacked by escaped convicts Read More »
A Dama do Cine Shanghai / The Lady from the Shanghai Cinema (1987) Guilherme de Almeida Prado, Maitê Proença, Antônio Fagundes, José Lewgoy, Crime, Mystery
Real estate broker and former boxer enters an old cinema in the decadent downtown São Paulo and meets an intriguing and mysterious woman, very much alike the leading lady of the film. He gets involved with her and her problems and in no time is being accused of a crime.
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The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner wishes him gone. Rather than kill him,the owner sends Cobra Verde to Africa. The only white man in the area, Cobra Verde finds himself the victim of torture and humiliation. Later, he trains soldiers in a rebel army. Far from home, Cobra Verde is on the edge of madness.