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Contemporary Portugal through “Cats Don’t Have Vertigo” (Os Gatos Não Têm Vertigens)

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This heartwarming yet relatively obscure 2014 film provides rich insights into Portuguese society today.

Review: Elite Squad (Brazil, 2007)

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Before playing infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar on Netflix’s Narcos, Brazilian actor Wagner Moura made a name for himself by starring in an opposite...

Review: The Second Mother (Brazil, 2015)

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One of the most deservedly acclaimed films to come out of Brazil in the past year is The Second Mother, which centers around a live-in...

 
 
 

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