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1. A Cruz na Praça (1959)

Short

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Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 5

2. Simon of the Desert (1965)

Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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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.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Hortensia Santoveña

Votes: 8,583

3. Chico: Artista Brasileiro (2015)

70 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Miguel Faria Jr. | Stars: Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Lia Buarque, Adriana Calcanhotto

Votes: 207

4. Tocaia no Asfalto (1962)

101 min | Crime

7.6
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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 »

Director: Roberto Pires | Stars: Agildo Ribeiro, Arassary de Oliveira, Adriano Lisboa, Geraldo Del Rey

Votes: 47

5. História do Brasil (1973)

166 min | Documentary

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Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 23

6. Entranced Earth (1967)

111 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Jardel Filho, Paulo Autran, José Lewgoy, Glauce Rocha

Votes: 2,283

7. A Grande Feira (1961)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Roberto Pires | Stars: Geraldo Del Rey, Helena Ignez, Luiza Maranhão, Antonio Pitanga

Votes: 45

8. Maranhão 66 (1966)

10 min | Short, Documentary

7.4
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In 1966, José Sarney was elected governor of Maranhão for the first time. To register his inauguration speech and his political pledge to the population of the state, the politician invited... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 138

9. Black God, White Devil (1964)

120 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Geraldo Del Rey, Yoná Magalhães, Othon Bastos, Maurício do Valle

Votes: 3,612

10. Histoire(s) du cinéma (1989–1999)

267 min | Documentary

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An 8-part documentary chronicling the history of cinema, examining the history of the concept of cinema and how both relates to the 20th century.

Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Alain Cuny, Sabine Azéma, Serge Daney

Votes: 333

11. Cinema Novo (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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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 »

Director: Eryk Rocha | Stars: Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Carlos Diegues, Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Glauber Rocha

Votes: 281

12. Histoire(s) du cinéma (1989–1999)
Episode: Une histoire seule (1989)

42 min | Documentary

7.3
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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

Votes: 704

13. Barravento (1962)

78 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Antonio Pitanga, Luiza Maranhão, Lucy de Carvalho, Aldo Teixeira

Votes: 528

14. Improvisiert und zielbewusst (1967 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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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 »

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade | Stars: Paulo Autran, Joel Barcellos, Luiz Carlos Barreto, Maria Bethânia

Votes: 43

15. Diário de Sintra (2008)

90 min | Documentary

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Using home movies and other media, a filmmaker returns to Sintra, Portugal to search for memories of her late husband, Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha.

Director: Paula Gaitán | Stars: Paula Gaitán, Glauber Rocha

Votes: 24

16. Antonio das Mortes (1969)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Maurício do Valle, Odete Lara, Othon Bastos, Hugo Carvana

Votes: 1,503

17. Câncer (1972)

86 min | Drama

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This film shows people with constant psychological and social conflicts: the violence among outlaws, conflicts between man and woman, police and society.

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Odete Lara, Hugo Carvana, Antonio Pitanga, Rogério Duarte

Votes: 98

18. Mauro, Humberto (1964)

Documentary, Short

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Director: David Neves | Stars: Humberto Mauro, Glauber Rocha

Votes: 7

19. A Grande Cidade ou As Aventuras e Desventuras de Luzia e Seus 3 Amigos Chegados de Longe (1966)

80 min | Crime, Drama

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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.

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Leonardo Villar, Anecy Rocha, Antonio Pitanga, Joel Barcellos

Votes: 90

20. As Armas e o Povo (1975)

78 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

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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

Votes: 32

21. Plantation Boy (1965)

90 min | Drama

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In colonial Brazil, boy is sent to live with some parents in a sugarcane plantation, after losing his mother. His adaptation will be difficult and painful.

Director: Walter Lima Jr. | Stars: Geraldo Del Rey, Sávio Rolim, Rodolfo Arena, Anecy Rocha

Votes: 62

22. Amazonas, Amazonas (1965)

15 min | Short, Documentary

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Glauber Rocha presents to audiences a brief look at the state of Amazonas, its population, their costumes, the rich nature and its importance to Brazil and the world. And above all, he ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 50

23. Di Cavalcanti (1977)

18 min | Short, Documentary

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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Joel Barcellos, Marina Montini, Antonio Pitanga, Glauber Rocha

Votes: 234

24. Claro (1975)

111 min | Drama

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Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Juliet Berto, Mackay, El Cachorro, Jirges Ristum

Votes: 78

25. Jorge Amado no Cinema (1979)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Jorge Amado, Zélia Gattai

Votes: 26

26. The Age of the Earth (1980)

140 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

6.8
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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.

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Maurício do Valle, Jece Valadão, Antonio Pitanga, Tarcísio Meira

Votes: 395

27. Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças (1970)

103 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Rada Rassimov, Giulio Brogi, Gabriele Tinti, Jean-Pierre Léaud

Votes: 181

28. O Rei dos Milagres (1971)

Drama

6.8
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A fisherman makes a pact with a strange woman (death?) that turns him into a miracle maker.

Director: Joel Barcellos | Stars: Roque Araújo, Joel Barcellos, Diane Barcelone, Anna Carini

Votes: 11

29. Girl of Ipanema (1967)

90 min | Musical

6.6
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Director: Leon Hirszman | Stars: Márcia Rodrigues, Adriano Reys, Arduíno Colassanti, Jose Carlos Marques

Votes: 36

30. 1968 (1968)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 13

31. Le Vent d'Est (1970)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.0
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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.

Directors: Groupe Dziga Vertov, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Gérard Martin | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Anne Wiazemsky, Cristiana Tullio-Altan, Allen Midgette

Votes: 404

32. Pátio (1959)

11 min | Short

5.9
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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Solon Barreto, Helena Ignez

Votes: 122

33. Cutting Heads (1970)

94 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marta May, Rosa Maria Penna, Emma Cohen

Votes: 129

34. Entangling Shadows (1998)

Documentary

5.9
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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

Votes: 21

35. Lara (2002)

107 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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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.

Director: Ana Maria Magalhães | Stars: Christine Fernandes, Caco Ciocler, Maria Manoella, Tuca Andrada

Votes: 60

36. Brasil Ano 2000 (1969)

95 min | Drama

5.1
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It is the year after World War 3 and the film follows the odyssey of a girl and her mother as they explore a devastated Brazil.

Director: Walter Lima Jr. | Stars: Anecy Rocha, Ênio Gonçalves, Hélio Fernando, Iracema de Alencar

Votes: 104

37. Pour le cinéma (1968–1978)

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Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Claude Lelouch, Michel Piccoli

38. Les carnets Brésiliens (1966 TV Movie)

206 min | Documentary

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TV documentary in four 50 minute-episodes about Brazil and Brazilian artists.

Director: Pierre Kast | Stars: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Vinicius de Moraes, Gilberto Gil, Ruy Guerra

39. Bahia Por Exemplo (1970)

82 min | Documentary

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Director: Rex Schindler | Stars: Jorge Amado, Jenner Augusto, Hansen Bahia, Carlos Bastos

40. A Degola Fatal (2005)

13 min | Short

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Experimental short documentary film shot during Gláuber Rocha's funeral.

Directors: Ricardo Favilla, Clovis Molinari Jr. | Star: Glauber Rocha

41. A Voz do Morto (1993)

14 min | Short

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Directors: Sérgio Zeigler, Vitor Ângelo | Stars: Imara Reis, Glauber Rocha, Vitor Ângelo

42. Glauber Rocha (1970 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Klaus Kreimeier | Star: Glauber Rocha

43. Imagem da Terra E de Povo (1962)

Short

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Director: Orlando Senna

45. Cantoras do Brasil (2012– )
Episode: Maíra Baldaia (2018)

12 min

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Director: Jacob Solitrenick | Stars: Maíra Baldaia, João Erbetta, Gabriel Mayall, Carlinhos Mazzoni



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