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Who Killed Eloá?

Quem Matou Eloá?

Directed by Lívia Perez
Brazil, 2015
Documentary, Short


In 2009, Eloá Pimentel was hold hostage for five days. The crime was widely transmitted by television channes. The film is a critical analysis of the spectacularization of violence and of the television media approach in cases of violence against women.

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Who Killed Eloá? Directed by Lívia Perez

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  • Rafael Zen's rating of the film Who Killed Eloá?

    Who Killed Eloá should be seen after reading Debord's The Society of the Spectacle. Everything about this kidnap is so surreal and media-made. The highest point is when the invited guest on the news says: in my opinion, this is going to have a happy ending - he's just a boy in love, soon they'll get married and this is all going to be behind them. Too bad Lindemberg killed Eloá before having their happy ending.

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