Category: brazil

The First Temptation of Christ (2019) 4.6

The First Temptation of Christ (2019)

Jesus, who's hitting the big 3-0, brings a surprise guest to meet the family.

Socrates (2018) 6.9

Socrates (2018)

After his mother's sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo's coast, must survive on his own while coming to terms with his grief.

State of Exception (2017) 6.8

State of Exception (2017)

As Rio de Janeiro took to the world stage with preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, a community of self-described "urban Indians" organized to fight back against their forced evictions, j...

Boca (2010) 5.7

Boca (2010)

Adapted from his autobiography, the film recounts the story of Hiroito, The King of Boca do Lixo (a region in downtown São Paulo of the fifties where various nightclubs, strip joints, prostitution, bars, and drugs can...

Eletrodoméstica (2005) 6.9

Eletrodoméstica (2005)

Middle-class family living in a house filled with superfluous electronic appliances see the arrival of a new item, a 29" TV-Set.

Gabriela (1983) 6.3

Gabriela (1983)

In 1925, Nacib (Marcello Mastroianni) is the owner of bar in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. He meets Gabriela (Sonia Braga) and hires her on as a cook. They soon enter a passionate relation...

Bacurau (2019) 7.5

Bacurau (2019)

Bacurau, a small settlement in Brazil's remote backcountry, is shaken by the death of its elderly matriarch. But something strange is happening in the village, and there's little time for mourning. The water supply ha...

DJ Cinderella (2019) 4.4

DJ Cinderella (2019)

A contemporary take on Cinderella's tale.

Bela Donna (1998) 4

Bela Donna (1998)

American couple move to the State of Ceará, Brazil, in the 1930s. The husband is looking for oil. His beautiful wife, Donna, soon falls in love with a rude but charming fisherman. The forbidden romance may destroy her...

The Cannibal Club (2018) 5.7

The Cannibal Club (2018)

Otavio and Gilda are a very wealthy couple of the Brazilian elite who have the habit of eating their employees. Otavio owns a private security company and is a notable member of The Cannibal Club. When Gilda accidenta...

Couro de Gato (1962) 7.7

Couro de Gato (1962)

In Rio de Janeiro, near to the Carnival, a group of boys from the slums in the hills chase cats to sell them to make a small percussion drum called "tamborim" and raise some money. Written by Claudio C...

The Boy and the World (2013) 7.6

The Boy and the World (2013)

An amazing Brazilian animation that truly exemplifies the power of imagery and music as a combination that has more than enough to portray a powerful and deep message. It shows an adventurous quest that illustrates th...

#Nudes (2020) 5

#Nudes (2020)

Maísa (Yolanda de Paulo) and Leonardo (Guily Machovec) are a couple facing problems in their relationship. Their marriage is put to the test when they meet another couple. Each individual has varying dreams and desire...

The Man from the Future (2011) 7

The Man from the Future (2011)

Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions causes him to travel back in tim...

Blindness (2008) 6.6

Blindness (2008)

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of the blind" quickly breaks dow...

On Yoga the Architecture of Peace (2017) 7.8

On Yoga the Architecture of Peace (2017)

ON YOGA: The Architecture of Peace is director Heitor Dhalia's new film and his first documentary, it follows photographer Michael O'Neill as he talks to the great Yoga masters in India, Tibet and New York.

The Blue Flower of Novalis (2018) 5.4

The Blue Flower of Novalis (2018)

In his apartment in São Paulo, between making coffee and gay hook-ups, Marcelo casually and sincerely discussed his longings and beliefs.

The Black Forest (2018) 5.8

The Black Forest (2018)

In this mystical horror tale, a young woman uncovers the Lost Book of Cipriano, an ancient tome with power for both wealth... and pure evil.

All the Dead Ones (2020) 5.6

All the Dead Ones (2020)

In Brazil, 1899, shortly after the abolition of slavery, the ghosts of the past still walk among the living. For the women of the Soares family, the task of giving up their privilege and adapting to a middle-class rea...

Alice Júnior (2019) 6.8

Alice Júnior (2019)

Alice Junior is a fiction feature film, a teen comedy that tells the story of Alice, a 17 years old teenager transgender (with a lot of personality!), that moves from Recife, a big town from Northeast of Brazil, to a ...

Nothing to Lose (2018) 5.4

Nothing to Lose (2018)

Self-financed fictional biopic of Brazilian bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

Waiting for the Carnival (2019) 7.7

Waiting for the Carnival (2019)

A small village in the Brazilian outback is considered the nation's capital of jeans. It's also a microcosm that depicts modern day capitalism and its transgressions.

The Beginning of Life 2: Outside

Genuine connections between children and nature can revolutionize our future. But is this discovery still possible in the world's major urban centers? The new chapter of "The Beginning of Life" reveals the transformat...

Ricos de Amor (2020) 5.7

Ricos de Amor (2020)

Rich kid Teto is determined to prove himself to Paula, his love interest. But when he tells her he grew up poor, the lie spins out of control.

Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang (2014) 7

Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang (2014)

Documentary of the life & filmmaking of Jia Zhang-Ke from the Brazilian Walter Salles. Reflections on transformation of Chinese society, towns, family, the cultural revolution and globalization ("americanization")...

Shine Your Eyes (2020) 6.3

Shine Your Eyes (2020)

Amadi, a musician from Lagos, Nigeria, arrives in São Paulo, Brazil, with a mission: to locate his brother, Ikenna, who has recently broken all ties with their family - becoming, as the Igbo say, "lost in transition" ...

Cousins (2019) 6.2

Cousins (2019)

Young Lucas (Paulo Sousa) lives with the religious aunt Lourdes (Juliana Zancanaro) in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt promote cults with the region's beats in the living room by playing the biblical songs on ...

Plastic City (2008) 4.6

Plastic City (2008)

Yuda, a feared Chinese outlaw, and his adopted son Kirin, an impulsive young dreamer, together rule the pirated goods racket in an ultra-liberal Brazilian metropolis. The magnate and his heir control all of Liberdade,...

Kardec (2019) 6.1

Kardec (2019)

Tells the story of Allan Kardec, from his days as an educator to his contribution to the spiritist codification.

Jogo de Xadrez (2014) 4.9

Jogo de Xadrez (2014)

Mina, Beth and Martona are locked in Talavera Bruce Penintentiary, in Rio de Janeiro. Mina is the brain of the group, Beth is the impulsive one, and Martona is pure muscle. Mina controls the jail by selling drugs and ...