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1.

Carlota Joaquina: Princesa Do Brazil

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A tale of Carlota Joaquin, the child promised in 1785 to Joao VI "the Clement", prince of Portugal. At first disappointed by her decadent husband, she nevertheless followed him into exile in Brazil in 1807, having then become herself, tyrannical, adulterous, murderous.
DVD
2003; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cidade Baixa

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"Sexy Brazilian drama chronicling a love triangle between two best friends, Deco and Naldinho, and a sultry, beautiful young girl, Karinna. Burdened with unbridled passion, the threesome navigates the "lower city" of tropical Salvador da Bahia, stumbling through a treacherous landscape of sex and jealousy. Suffocated and unable to go on, the three must accept one another as lovers, adversaries and ultimately friends; learning to overlook the defiance of their actions and joining one another down an unthinkable path."--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Ódiquê?

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"Portrait of troubled middle-class young men living in Rio de Janeiro. With no attention from their parents, they turn to urban violence, as a compensation. A group of friends decide to kidnap a rich youngster to get some money to spend during the Carnival."--www.imdb.com.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Central Station

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When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing.
DVD
1999; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Atlantico Negro: Na Rota Dos Orixás = Black Atlantic : On the Orixás Route

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"The waters of the Atlantic brought the slaves from Africa to Brazil, their bodies in chains but their souls still tied to mother Africa. This Brazilian-made film takes us to both shores, to how spiritual life, dance and song came with the captive people and took root in the new soil. Among the many traditions were the language and gods of Yoruba and Jejes from the Republic of Benin. Today, when Brazilians revisit Africa, they teach the Africans the culture that these descendants of slaves keep alive in Brazil. The documentary is a testimony to some of the ironies of the diaspora"--Container.
DVD
2003; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora e Outro

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"After a prison riot, Captain Nascimiento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups" -- IMDb.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Memórias Póstumas

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An adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic, in which the narrator, rich and deceased, describes his life and times, making fun of both.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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O Homem Que Virou Suco

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A poet from the Northeast sells his poems on the streets of São Paulo. Mistaken for someone else, he is forced to hide from the police, become a construction worker, and is confronted with the expolitation and oppression of the workers.
DVD
2006; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Canta Maria

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"After her parents were killed by a troupe of soldiers in search of Lampião, an outlaw living in Northeastern Brazil, Maria marries Filipe, a horse whisperer. But his nephew Coriolano soon develops an attraction for Maria, while a jealous Filipe decides to break his marriage and sends Maria away"--IMDb.
DVD
2010; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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O Cheiro Do Ralo

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Lourenço, the owner of a pawn shop, who buys used goods from people during their hard times. He is insensitive to his customers' conditions or personal stories. This lack of emotions makes him see people, as well as objects, as something to be bought. His main pleasure comes from some perverse power games with his customers. Falling in love with a waitress's butt makes his life out of control.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Crime Delicado

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"Antonio Martins (Marco Ricca) is a theater critic who has gained a reputation for his incisive analytical style and his keen logical sense. Antonio is the sort of man who feels the need to work out his perceptions and opinions about everything around him, but he's thrown for a loop when he meets Inês (Lilian Taublib), an earthy but attractive artist's model who has only one leg. Inês also has a relationship with artist Jose (Felipe Ehrenberg) that encompasses both the professional and the physical, though she's willing to spend time with Antonio as well. It takes a while for Antonio to come to terms with his feelings for Inês, and when he does, he responds with an aggressive erotic act that he interprets as a passionate expression of love, but she regards as sexual assault. Inês goe [...]
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Atabaque Nzinga

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Documentary film about Afro-Brazilian culture.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Tempo de Resistência

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Reveals the history of Brazil during the militar dictatorship, from the beginning of the João Goulart ruling until Amnesty Day. Includes personal narratives from people who were there, José Dirceu, Aloysio Nunes, Franklin Martins, Leopoldo Paulino, Denize Crispim.
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation

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Mauro is a 12-year-old boy, who is left to fend for himself when his parents 'go on vacation' during the Communist regime in 1970's Brazil. The culturally diverse community of São Paulo unites to watch Péle lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Behind the Sun

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Set in a Brazilian town in 1910, two poor families continually feud over control of nearly barren land. One young man, encouraged by his younger brother, tries to seek peace and escape from the ancient feud.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Casa de Lava: Down to Earth

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Mariana, a nurse assigned to care for an injured immigrant worker, returns to his Cape Verde village with him. She begins to feel almost claustrophobic in the grim environment as she encounters a series of disturbing characters who drag her deeper into their depressing and hopeless lives. In light of this Mariana begins to reevaluate her dissatisfaction with her former life.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Man Who Copied

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Photocopier operator, André is attracted to Silvia, his neighbor, whom he likes to watch with a telescope. Following her, he discovers that Sylvia works at an expensive shop. When André falls in love with Sylvia he puts his photocopier to another use and prints money for himself so he can afford to go and shop at her store.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Madame Satã

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Born to slaves in Northern Brazil and sold at the age of 7 by his mother for the price of a mule, João Francisco dos Santos battled all stereotypes on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeíro. Jailed for 27 of his 76 years, dos Santos was an explosive figure prone to excessive bouts of violence and moments of extreme tenderness the next. His world was filled with violence and raw desire, while desperate dreams spring from poverty and squalor. João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, is one of the most famous drag queen of 1930s.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Desmundo

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The story of Oribela, a young and religious woman, who in 1570, moves from Portugal to Brazil to marry Francisco de Albuquerque, a rude sugar-cane plantation owner who mistreats her.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

O Caminho Das Nuvens: The Middle of the World

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Based on a true story. A man and his family on a journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search for a good life.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)