Jose Padilha

REVIEW Futuro Beach

By 24 August, 2015

An emotionally intense and disorientating film, Futuro Beach (Praia do Futuro) is part love story and part coming of age tale, divided between Brazil and Germany and told in three chapters. The film premièred in Europe last year... Read Article

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

REVIEW Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

By 06 February, 2012

“Despite the many similarities to reality, this film is a work of fiction” There is something about Rio de Janeiro’s favelas which makes for cinematic gold. Brazil’s writers and directors seamlessly combine well-stylised action with documentary-grade realism and... Read Article