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Essential Brazilian Films

by BaalMan
Films 100
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It is not a easy job making a list of Brazilian Films. Many of these films aren’t available on DVD even in Brazil. You could find them on Internet, but probably you won’t find subtitles. So I am wandering if make sense pointing out films that you couldn’t see.

This list is based on:
Cinema Novo (New Cinema). During the 1960s and early 1970s, Brazilian filmakers were inspired by Italian Neo-Realism and the French New Wave, having the motto “Hands on a camera and an idea in the mind”. The low-budget films were themed about Brazilian reality (poverty, under-development, political issues, etc) which...


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