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Jason Kohn Brezilya, 2007

Gabe's rating of the film Manda Bala

As a Brazilian-American I'm a little torn. On one hand this film lacks context. The characters lack depth and context, leading to a caricatured viewpoint that may reinforce stereotypes. On the other hand, the characters and stories are just damn interesting even without deep exploration. Also, since I speak portuguese, the dialogue format could not have been more perfect. Is it Brasploitation? I'm not sure.