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'VIPs': The True Story of Brazil's Greatest Con Man

After making a name for himself starring as a cop in the gritty Elite Squad films, Brazilian star Wagner Moura is on the other side of the law as a con man in VIPs.

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The Constant Gardener (2005)

That might be the film's most potent insight, that the white guy cannot save the day.

Cynthia Fuchs
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City of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

The film's most profound understanding is that the moral confusions shaping its protagonists are not particular to them, but surrounding all of us.

Cynthia Fuchs
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City of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

Delves into daily traumas and fears, the bleak hierarchies of power, race, and desire that structure life in the projects.

Cynthia Fuchs
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City of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

A longtime director of commercials, Meirelles is a consummate showman. Therein lies the problem.

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