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Birdwatchers

Birdwatchers (2008)

BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi) is film set in Brazil, in the Matto Grosso do Sul. It depicts the breakdown of a community of Guarani-Kaiowa native Indians whilst attempting to reclaim their ancestral land from a local farmer. More

Birdwatchers DVD

Birdwatchers
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Birdwatchers Blu-ray

Birdwatchers
CHF 29.00 / EUR 24.00

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Sonhos de Peixe

Sonhos de Peixe (2006)

In a tiny village on the northeastern coast of Brazil, the young fisherman Jusce scrapes out a living by diving 30 meters with rudimentary equipment for lobster. His ‘prize’ at the end of a long day of risky work is sitting close to Ana as she savors the drama of urban sophisticates on her favorite soap opera. Ana dreams of leaving the village to see the world. Jusce is content with the life he leads. More

Sonhos de peixe DVD

Sonhos de peixe
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Casa de areia - The House of Sand

Casa de areia - The House of Sand (2006)

THE HOUSE OF SAND brings together for the first time two of Brazil’s most celebrated actresses. Academy Award nominee Fernanda Montenegro and Palme d’Or winner Fernanda Torres – real-life mother and daughter – shine in this unique film about the lives of three generations of women. They persevere as they are challenged by the forces of Mother Nature and the tough, inhospitable sand dunes of northern Brazil, which play pivotal roles in their lives. More

The House of Sand - Casa de Areia DVD

The House of Sand
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Romeo And Juliet Get Married

Romeo And Juliet Get Married (2005)

Barreto’s film offers yet another retelling of Shakespeare’s famous tale of star-crossed lovers. Instead of feuding families whose hatred leads to violence and death, Barreto serves up two families with opposing soccer team loyalties in soccer-mad Brazil. The movie takes place in São Paulo: The gorgeous Julieta (Luana Piovani) is the beloved daughter of Alfredo Baragatti (Luiz Gustavo), who himself is a lifelong Palmeiras fan as wella s a member of the Board of the Palmeiras Soccer Club. More

Romeo and Juliet get married - O casamento de Romeu e Julieta DVD

Romeo and Juliet get married
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano

Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano (2005)

This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration. It follows Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Kalatosov as he travels to Cuba in the early 1960s to make his film, a vignette drama which failed in both countries and was ressurrected in the West in the 1990s when Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese endorsed Milestone Films' 1993 ancillary release. First-time Brazilian director Vicente Ferraz arrives in Havana to track Kalatosov's ambitious 14-month shoot. More

The Siberian Mammoth - O Mamute Siberiano DVD

The Siberian Mammoth
CHF 19.00 / EUR 16.00

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Houve uma vez dois verões

Houve uma vez dois verões (2003)

Jorge Furtado's debut feature, Houve Uma vez Dois Verões (Two Summers), is about a teenager who learns some hard truths about life. Teenager Chico (André Arteche) wants to lose his virginity during a family vacation. Roza (Ana Maria Mainieri) becomes his willing partner. Months later, Roza finds Chico and demands money so that she can get an abortion. Chico learns that she is lying to him, but he also realizes he still cares for her. More

Narradores de Javé

Narradores de Javé (2003)

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The Storytellers - Narradores de Javé DVD

The Storytellers
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The Man Who Copied - O homem que copiava

The Man Who Copied - O homem que copiava (2003)

The 20-year-old narrator André (Lázaro RamosI, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spy's with a telescope. Becoming more and more attracted to her, he begins to follow her around the city and realizes she works in a clothing shop. He works in a xerox place and makes a copy of a brand new 50 real bill in order to buy a dress from her store. This becomes a vice and he begins to photocopy more and more money, until it gets out of control. However, things begin to go wrong when he decides that photcopying is not the only way to make money... More

The Man Who Copied - O homem que Copiava DVD

The Man Who Copied
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Domésticas, o filme

Domésticas, o filme (2000)

Maids presents audiences with a glimpse of life in Latin America's most dynamic urban center, São Paulo. The poor women within their local spaces defy easy definition, but both films explore the limits and possibilities of their respective subjects. More

Domésticas - Maids DVD

Domésticas
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O Sanduíche

O Sanduíche (2000)

SANDUICHE (SANDWICH, in Portuguese) is a mind-bender mix of detailed character profiles, multiple points of view, and the art of cooking. But most of all, SANDWICH is wonderful because of Jorge Furtado's ability to tell a story in a way that changes entirely our perspective in each turn of the story. Here this master proves that making a movie could be just like cooking a meal - you blend flavors to create something unique. More

The Man Who Copied - O homem que Copiava DVD

The Man Who Copied
CHF 23.00 / EUR 19.00

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Eu, tu, eles

Eu, tu, eles (2000)

In Russas, a poor, desolate and dry settlement in the arid backlands of the northeast of Brazil, the countrywoman Darlene de Lima Linhares lives together with her three husbands - Osias, Zezinho and Ciro - and two children. She has managed her simple life with them, taking from each one what he's able to give best. A very special story in the middle of nowhere. More

Pequeno dicionário amoroso

Pequeno dicionário amoroso (1996)

Luiza is an architect who just got out of a ruined relationship. Gabriel is a biologist and he has finished a long-term marriage with divorce. When they both meet, chances that they can do well together are not that big. - Equal time is given to male and female perspectives in this take on modern Brazilian love - and not only Brazilian. A romantic comedy, Little Book of Love looks at the stages of a couple's affair and divides them into alphabetically arranged scenes. More

A idade da terra

A idade da terra (1980)

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The Age of the Earth - A idade da terra DVD

The Age of the Earth
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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trigon-film edition 25: Latin America DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Latin...
CHF 36.00 / EUR 29.00

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Antonio das mortes - O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guer

Antonio das mortes - O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guer (1969)

The action of the movie takes place in the sertao, the desertified Northeast backlands of Brazil, that is traditionally beyond the rule of law, and that was the site of some of most enduring folklore. The sertao is the region of myth, encapsulated by the historical world of progress symbolized by the highway. The tale employs the cast of folklore characters: the colonel of the ranch; More

Antonio das mortes - O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro DVD

Antonio das mortes
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Deus e o diabo na terra do sol

Deus e o diabo na terra do sol (1964)

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Black God, White Devil DVD

Black God, White Devil
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Barravento

Barravento (1962)

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Barravento DVD

Barravento
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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