Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Glauber Rocha
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2. Simon of the Desert (1965)
Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.
4. Tocaia no Asfalto (1962)
101 min | Crime
The psychology and life of Brazilian hitmen, common in the Northeast part of the country. In this particular case, the story revolves around a young and idealistic politician from Salvador,... See full summary »
6. Entranced Earth (1967)
111 min | Drama
Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins ... See full summary »
7. A Grande Feira (1961)
91 min | Drama
Made in the famous "Água de Meninos" market, the greatest popular market in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Salvador is revealed without prejudices, from the world of high finance up to the sordid... See full summary »
9. Black God, White Devil (1964)
120 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism. The movie follows Antonio as he witnesses the descent of ... See full summary »
11. Cinema Novo (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Cinema Novo is a movie-essay that investigates poetically the most important movement of Latin America cinema, through the thoughts of its main auteurs: Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Glauber ... See full summary »
Histoire(s) du cinéma (1989–1999)
Une histoire seule
42 min | Documentary
An 8-part documentary chronically the history of cinema: "All the Histories", "A Single History", "Only Cinema", "Deadly "Beauty", "The Coin of the Absolute", "A New Wave", "The Control of the Universe", and "The Signs Among Us".
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
13. Barravento (1962)
78 min | Drama
In the State of Bahia, Brazil, an educated black man returns to his home fishing village to try and free people from mysticism, in particular the Candomblé religion, which he considers a ... See full summary »
14. Improvisiert und zielbewusst (1967 TV Movie)
30 min | Documentary, History
German documentary for TV about the "Cinema Novo" movement (Brazilian New Wave). Director Joaquim Pedro de Andrade focuses on six Cinema Novo filmmakers working in Rio in 1967: Leon ... See full summary »
16. Antonio das Mortes (1969)
100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol), and takes place 29 years after Antonio ... See full summary »
80 min | Crime, Drama
Luzia comes from the backwoods of Northeast Brazil to Rio de Janeiro, in search of her fiancé. But soon she'll find out he has turned into a dangerous criminal and is being looked after by the police.
20. As Armas e o Povo (1975)
78 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV
Film directors with hand-held cameras went to the streets of Lisbon from April 25 to May 1, 1974, registering interviews and political events of the Portuguese "Carnations Revolution", as that period would be later known.
Directors: Manuel Costa e Silva, António da Cunha Telles, Acácio de Almeida, António de Macedo, José de Sá Caetano, António Escudeiro, Henrique Espírito Santo, José Fonseca e Costa, Luís Galvão Teles, Eduardo Geada, Fernando Lopes, Fernando Matos Silva, João Moedas Miguel, João César Monteiro, Glauber Rocha, Elso Roque, Alberto Seixas Santos, Artur Semedo, João Matos Silva, António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Fernando Balsinha, Álvaro Cunhal, Adelino Gomes, Júlio Isidro
23. Di Cavalcanti (1977)
18 min | Short, Documentary
Glauber Rocha films the funeral of his friend Di Cavalcanti, one of the most important Brazilian painters and artists of all time. The director/writer pays his tribute to Di by narrating an... See full summary »
26. The Age of the Earth (1980)
140 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
Four Third-World Christs try to stop the American industrialist John Brahms in Glauber Rocha's experimental film inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini's murder.
27. Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças (1970)
103 min | Drama
A Latin-American insurgent and a black leader join forces to free an African nation. But they'll have to face a German mercenary aided by an American agent and a Portuguese advisor, all working for a mysterious woman.
31. Le Vent d'Est (1970)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A filmic essay on class struggle which draws on images from westerns but has no plot and is both an experiment in making a revolutionary film and an interrogation of how successfully such a film can be revolutionary.
32. Pátio (1959)
11 min | Short
A man and a woman are laying on a chess-like patio. Both are trying to reach each other in the best way they can. However, for some odd reason they don't get on their feet, they don't talk ... See full summary »
33. Cutting Heads (1970)
94 min | Drama
In a castle, somewhere in the Thirld World, Diaz is delirious, dreaming of the power he had in Eldorado, while oppressing the indians, workers and peasants. He is well aware of the menace ... See full summary »
34. Entangling Shadows (1998)
Celebrates 100 years of cinema in Latin America by discussing its origins and development in this subcontinent. Its structure is based in 12 short films directed by various Latin American directors.
Directors: Fernando Birri, Federico García Hurtado, Andrés Marroquín, Jacobo Morales, Pablo Rodríguez Jáuregui, Juan Carlos Tabío, Edmundo Aray, Marcela Fernández Violante, Julio García Espinosa, María Novaro, David Rodríguez, Orlando Senna, Iván Trujillo | Stars: Maria Bethânia, Michael Chanan, Costa-Gavras, Gabriel García Márquez
35. Lara (2002)
107 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Brazilian actress Odete Lara, muse of the movement called Cinema Novo in Brazil, who exchanged stardom for a quiet and religious life.