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26 Ratings

Almost Brothers

Quase Dois Irmãos

Directed by Lúcia Murat
Brazil, Chile, 2004


In this story of Miguel and Jorge, Lúcia Murat probes 50 years of violence, race and class in Brazil. Initially they are childhood friends—Miguel’s father was a liberal white musicologist; Jorge’s was a brilliant black samba musician who died without ever making a record.

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Almost Brothers Directed by Lúcia Murat

Awards & Festivals

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: Best Film (Audience Award)

Havana Film Festival

2004 | 2 wins including: Best Editing

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival

2004 | 3 wins including: Best Latin American Film (FIPRESCI Prize)

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