Plays, movies &
Batalha de Arroz num Ringue para Dois
(Rice Battle in a Rink for Two) Written by Mauro Rasi Directed by Miguel
Falabella, with Miguel Falabella and Cláudia Jimenez. Playwright Rasi, who died in April, wrote the play for Falabella and Jimenez in
1985, but this was the first time they staged it. The story of marriage of Nélio and Angela, which brings lots of laughs to the public.
Capitanias Hereditárias (Hereditary Captaincies)After embezzling a huge amount of money, a trio composed by
an unscrupulous banker, his partner, plus the sister-in-law try to leave the country. Written and directed by Miguel Falabella,
co-written by Maria Carmem Barbosa, with José Wilker, Ney Latorraca and Natália do Valle.
Sem Vergonhas (No Shames)Based on Anthony McCarten and Stephen Sinclair's play
Ladies' Night. The New Zealand story about down on their luck men who decide to put a strip-tease show was moved with success to the Lapa neighborhood.
Written by Daniel Botti, translated by Liane Lazoski and Gabriela Morales, with Jandir Ferrari, Leandro Hassum, Jayme Del
Cueto, Marcelo Mello, Pedro Neschling, and Marcelo Escorel.
Quarta-Feira, Sem Falta, Lá Em
Casa (Don't Miss It This Wednesday at My House)Comedy. Two friends, both
widowsone a hypocrite, the other foul mouthedmeet every Wednesday to exchange gossips and their own past extra-conjugal
sexual adventures. Written by Mauro Brasini, directed by Alexandre Reinecke, with Beatriz Segall and Myrian Pires.
Novas Diretrizes em Tempos de Paz
(Peace Time New Guidelines)The 1945 drama-charged real story about Polish
Clausewitz, who needs a permit to stay in Brazil and the man who can give him this document. Written by Bôsco Brasil, directed by
Ariela Goldmann, with Tony Ramos e Dan Stulbach.
Bispo (Bishop)The tortured life of schizo-paranoid popular artist Arthur Bispo do Rosário (1911-1989) who created most
of his art using trash and old material from the Rio psychiatric hospital where he lived. Written by João Miguel and Edgard
Navarro, directed by Edgard Navarro, with João Miguel.
Just-released or re-released foreign-language
+ Velozes + Furiosos (2 Fast 2 Furious), A Casa Caiu (Bringing Down The House), A Estranha Família De Igby (Igby
Goes Down), A Experiência (Das Experiment), A Inglesa E O Duque (L'Anglaise Et Le Duc), A Liga Extraordinária (The League
Of Extraordinary), A Viagem De Chihiro (Spirited Away), Acontece Nas Melhores Famílias (It Runs In The Family), Agora Ou
Nunca (All Or Nothing), Bem Me Quer...Mal Me Quer (A La Folie... Pas Du Tout), Campeão (Swimming Upstream), Conto De
Inverno (Conte D'Hiver), Conto De Outono (Conte D'Automne), Desejo Humano (Human Desire), Dirigindo No Escuro
(Hollywood Ending), Dois Destinos (Cronaca Familiare), Driblando O Destino (Bend It Like Beckham), Eu Fui Secretária De Hitler (Im
Toten Winkel - Hitlers Sekretärin), Identidade (Identity), Kamchatka (Kamchatka), Lara Croft Tomb Rider: A Origem Da Vida
(Lara Croft Tomb Rider: The Cradle Of Life), Longe Do Paraíso (Far From Heaven), Monique - Sempre Feliz! (Monique), O Dono
Da Festa (Van Wilder: Party Liaison), O Exterminador Do Futuro 3: A Rebelião Das Máquinas (Terminator 3: Rise Of
The Machines), O Filho Da Noiva (El Hijo De La Novia), O Show Não Pode Parar (The Kid Stay In The Picture), O Vingador (A
Man Apart), Piratas Do Caribe - A Maldição Do Pérola Negra (Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Curse Of The Black Pearl),
Primavera Para Hitler (The Producers), Procurando Nemo (Finding Nemo), Regras Da Atração (Rulles Of Attraction), Saló - 120 Dias
De Sodoma (Salo - O 120 Giornate Di Sodoma), Secretária (Secretary), Sinbad - A Lenda Dos Sete Mares (Sinbad - Legend Of
The Seven Seas), Todo Poderoso (Bruce Almighty), Tratamento De Choque (Anger Management)
Amarelo Manga (Mango Yellow)Brazil/2002A mosaic of the Brazilian underbelly. The characters live parallel lives
that sometimes intersect. The action is set in the northeastern city of Recife. Directed by Cláudio Assis, with Leona Cavalli,
Matheus Nachtergaele, Chico Diaz, Jonas Bloch, Dira Paes.
Histórias do Olhar (Glimpse's Stories)Brazil/2001The whole story happens in one day in Rio. Four episodes:
"Jealousy" with a mature woman, "Resentment" with a woman psychoanalyst, "Love" with a lyrical singer and "Fear" with a teenager
girl harassed by her stepfather. Directed by Isa Albuquerque, with Maira Lúcia Dahl, Eliane Giardini, Walmor Chagas, Jonas
Bloch, Juan Alba.
Lisbela e o Prisioneiro (Lisbela and the Prisoner)Brazil/2003Romantic comedy based on Osman Lins's play of same
name. The adventures of a kind swindler who gets involved with the wife of a killer for rent and then runs away to another city
where he again finds the wrong girl. Directed by Guel Arraes, with Selton Mello, Debora Falabella, Virginia Cavendish, Bruno
Garcia, Tadeu Mello, Marco Nanini.
O Homem do Ano (The Man of the Year)Brazil/2002Fed up with bullies a young guy kills a bandit in cold blood and
becomes a hero. His problem now is to get rid of all the people who want him to do a "little service" for them too. Based on Patrícia
Melo's O Matador (The Killer), with script by Rubem Braga. Directed by José Henrique Fonseca, with Murilo Benício, Cláudia
Abreu, Jorge Dória, Natália Lage, Carlo Mossy, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, José Wilker.
O Homem Que Copiava (The Man Who Made Copies)Brazil/2003A worker at a photocopy shop spends the day
dreaming and making plans for becoming rich while reading the pages he copies for the clients. Directed by Jorge Furtado, with
Lázaro Ramos, Leandra Leal, Pedro Cardoso, Luana Piovanni.
1. Onze Minutos, Paulo Coelho
2. Perdas e Ganhos, Lya Luft
3. Budapeste, Chico Buarque
4. Banquete com os Deuses, Luis Fernando Verissimo
5. As Mentiras Que os Homens Contam, Luis Fernando Verissimo
6. O Diário de Tati, Heloisa Perisse
7. Angus: O Primeiro Guerreiro, Orlando Paes Filho
8. Três Destinos, Nora Roberts
9. Buick 8, Stephen King
10. Melancia, Marian Keyes
1. Viver para Contar, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
2. As Vidas de Chico Xavier, Marcel Souto Maior
3. Abusado: O Dono do Morro Dona Marta, Caco Barcellos
4. Stupid White Men: Uma Nação de Idiotas,
5. Vivendo a História, Hillary Clinton
6. Estação Carandiru, Drauzio Varella
7. A Era do Escândalo, Mario Rosa
8. Fora de Controle: Como o Acaso e a Estupidez Mudaram a História do Mundo,
9. Vinho e Guerra, Petie Kladstrup & Don Kladstrup
10. Mulheres Alteradas - 1, Maitena
SELF HELP & ESOTERICISM
1. Criando Meninos, Steve Biddulph
2. Quem Ama, Educa!, Içami Tiba
3. Quem Mexeu no Meu Queijo?, Spencer N. Johnson
4. Por Que os Homens Fazem Sexo e as Mulheres Fazem Amor?,
Alan E Barbara Pease
5. Mentes Inquietas, Ana Beatriz B. Silva
6. A Semente da Vitória, Nuno Cobra
7. Tudo Tem Seu Preço, Zibia M. Gasparetto
8. Não Leve a Vida Tão a Sério,
9. Os 100 Segredos dos Bons Relacionamentos,
10. Criando Meninas, Gisela Preuschoff
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