Brazilian Cinema

REVIEW Foreign Land

By 26 July, 2013

Foreign Land (Terra Estrangeira), directed by Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas, is a story of fate, one of the foreign... Read Article

REVIEW Beyond The Grave

By 25 June, 2013

Porto dos Mortos (Beyond the Grave) is a zombie film, written, produced and directed by Brazilian Davi de Oliveira Pinheiro.... Read Article

Girimunho

REVIEW Girimunho

By 02 July, 2012

Girimunho or ‘Swirl’, is a part documentary and part fictional representation of village life in Brazil. This ethnographic ‘art cinema’... Read Article

Boca

REVIEW Boca

By 19 March, 2012

The biopic of a thinking-mans’ criminal, set in mid-century Brazil, has a lot of potential given past cinematic triumphs based... Read Article

Pachamama

REVIEW Pachamama

By 09 November, 2011

I’m not convinced Pachamama – meaning Mother Earth – is an apt title for this film. There are certainly many... Read Article