An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Four childhood friends are reunited at a wedding in Rio. But when they accidentally kill a young man during a party that gets out of hand, they are forced to flee the city in a crazy adventure.
Diogo Álvares, a Portuguese map illustrator, reaches the Brazilian coast, after his caravel sinks. He is saved by the Indian chief Itaparica and his two daughters, Paraguaçu and Moema. They call him Caramuru and together they engage in a happy love triangle. But the chance to return to Portugal arises, and it is clear this amoral arrangement cannot last.
The true story of a working class boy who moves to the nation's financial capital at a young age and becomes one the most influential politicians in Brazilian history.
Born for adventure, Lea Clark heads deep into the Brazilian rainforest, where her most exciting story awaits.
A montage of various images showcasing the tropicality, architecture and environment found in Brazil.
This is an exiting night in the life of Nelson and Lucas. They are preparing to march to the government hall. Nelson is a elite squad police officer. Lucas, his brother, prepares posters and Molotov cocktail to ignite the crowds.
João Gilberto receives Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Maria Bethania during the recording of his album Brasil.
This is the first 3D animated Brazilian film. It tells the story of Stress & Relax: a businessman who thinks only of money and a film director who lives for insisting that this invest in their projects. This time, the "project" is to look for the oldest tree in Brazil. Stress is excited about the possibility of making money with this rarity. The problem is that they do not know exactly where it is. Stress and Relax out in search of the "Big Jequitibá Rose" with no map, no compass and clueless.
In the late 1960s, Thomas Farkas imported equipment suitable for direct sound, and released a collection of documentaries called "Brasil Verdade" ("True Brazil"), after the Military Coup d'État took place in Brazil, which happened without any popular resistance or revolution or reaction of the society. The four short films are directly related to this fact and its consequences to the country.
Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to leave long ago because of some involvement with a goat herd. Believed to be fabulously rich - and nobody knows how - she brings to the great disappointment of her family a young step-daughter and heir. With the arrival of Tieta turmoil enters into the life of her family and their fellow villagers. Most particularly into the life of her nephew - promised to the Church - and the young aspiring mayor.
José Carioca, showing Donald Duck around South America and introducing him to the samba
The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion player is completely enamored of Salomé, and he begs to come along. The Gypsy Lord shrugs, and the accordionist and his pregnant wife, Dasdô, join the troupe. Television is their enemy as they go from the coast deep into the Amazon. Salomé lets the accordion player sleep with her once, with Dasdô's knowledge. He's moon-struck. Then, after Dasdô's baby is born and financial disaster hits the troupe, and the accordionist must choose between seeing his wife a prostitute and leaving the caravan.
Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety and renew her strength before sending her eldest son out into the world.
The true story of Assis Chateaubriand, the first magnate of communications in Brazil. Due to his influence during the late 1930s up to the early 1960s, he has come to be called 'the Brazilian Citizen Kane'.
Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of wanted terrorist Harry Tuttle, he meets the woman from his daydream, and in trying to help her gets caught in a web of mistaken identities, mindless bureaucracy and lies.
Go up-river and deep into the jungle far from Brazil's cities and stadiums, where families of giant otters, tufted capuchin monkeys and mischievous coati (South American raccoon cousins) rally their wits to survive in a breathtakingly beautiful yet dangerous land.
The film is set on mid-1970, when the military regime's "economic miracle" and the victory of the Brazilian national football team on the FIFA World Cup serves as a distraction for the persecution of opposition leaders by the political police of the dictatorship. Under this context, Jofre Godoi da Fonseca, an alienated middle class man, is mistaken for Sarmento, a political activist he met at an airport prior to his assassination. He is then arrested and brutally tortured by a paramilitary group of vigilantes sponsored by influential businessmen to hunt down people deemed "subversive" by the regime.
Brazil Avenue is a dynamic, lifelike, and modern telenovela that reveals how unrelenting ambition and inflicted cruelty can change a young girl’s destiny and lead her to seek revenge.
The Brazilian version of the worldwide successful format “Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing With the Stars” that sees celebrities, paired up with professional dancers, performing dance routines which are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts and voted on by viewers.
Brazilian version of the competitive cooking reality show where amateur and home chefs compete for the title of MasterChef.
The Voice Brasil is a current Brazilian reality talent show which premiered on Rede Globo on September 23, 2012. Based on the reality singing competition The Voice of Holland, the series was created by Dutch television producer John de Mol. The show is currently broadcast on Sunday afternoons, before the traditional Sunday soccer matches, in a total of 13 weekly episodes. The season finale aired on December 16, 2012 with Ellen Oléria as winner.
Confined in a mansion in Sao Paulo, couples will have to face trials of endurance, skill and reasoning and, of course, test how much one knows the other. In the end, only the strongest couple with the best knowledge of themselves will win the competition.
Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day lives, usually involving common life experiences that become adventures in the babies' imaginations. Adults in the series are almost always unaware of what the children are up to; however, this only provides more room for the babies to explore and discover their surroundings.
Brazilian version of the American reality show with investors interested in providing financial support to large enterprise ideas. But to guarantee the necessary investment, entrepreneurs will have to convince these true "sharks" of business.
Brazilian version of the reality game show in which a group of houseguests live together 24 hours a day, isolated from the outside world but under constant surveillance with no privacy. Each week a guest is voted out of the house until only the winner remains.
The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil is an installment of the Ultimate Fighting Championship-produced reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. This season marked the first time the show was filmed, in its entirety, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, and consisted of 12 episodes and a live finale in Brazil. The season tournament finale appeared on pay-per-view in June 2012. It started filming in February 2012 and was in Portuguese. The season was produced by Floresta, a Brazilian production company, and aired in Brazil on Globo. Each episode was broadcast over the Internet at TUF.tv each Sunday night and later aired on Fuel TV in a marathon leading up to the finale. On December 13, 2011, during the pre-UFC 142 press conference, Dana White announced that the coaches for the season would be Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva. Belfort still faced and defeated Anthony Johnson at UFC 142. This was a departure from past seasons where following the coaches announcement the coaches did not compete against other fighters until facing each other after the conclusion of that season of The Ultimate Fighter. The UFC held open tryouts on December 14, 2011. The casting call was for Lightweight and Middleweight fighters who are at least 21 years old and have a minimum of two wins in three professional fights. Of those who applied for the tryouts the UFC invited 350 fighters to participate. The fighters in the season were from the Featherweight and Middleweight weight classes.
The miniseries tells in four episodes the story of powerful men that included Brazil in the world economic map in the first decades of the twentieth century: Francesco Matarazzo, Percival Farquhar, Giuseppe Martinelli and Guilherme Guinle. Visionaries, dreamers and polemic, they bet on developments that put the country on the path to become one of the economic powers of the twenty-first century.
Busão do Brasil was a Brazilian reality television show, which premiered July 30, 2010 with the season finale airing October 19, 2010 on the Band television network. The show was presented by former MTV Brasil VJ Edgard Piccoli, with the direction of Michael Ukstin. There were twelve contestants competing for the grand prize, which was R$1,000,000 without tax allowances. 29 year-old police officer Mario Remo won the competition over student Thalita Wagner and fashion designer Camilla Fit at the live finale.