Search results for "Milton Gonçalves"

Four Days in September (1997)

Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruno Barreto
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Fernanda Torres  •  Pedro Cardoso  •  Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Moon over Parador (1988) RT 42% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Sônia Braga  •  Jonathan Winters

Macunaíma (1969)

Born a fully grown black man in a village in the Brazilian jungle, Macunaíma later magically transforms into a white man before making an adventure-filled trip to the city of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joaquim Pedro De Andrade
CAST:  Grande Otelo  •  Paulo José  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Rodolfo Arena

Wild Orchid (1989) RT 12% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2002

A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Zalman King
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Carré Otis  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Assumpta Serna

Carandiru (2003)

Film based on real life experiences of doctor Drauzio Varella inside dreadful State penitentiary Carandiru, in São Paulo, Brazil, while he was doing a social work of Aids ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hector Babenco
CAST:  Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Ivan de Almeida  •  Ailton Graça

Lucio Flavio (1977)

History of a famous Brazilian bandit of the early seventies and his fight against a death squad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hector Babenco
CAST:  Reginaldo Faria  •  Paulo César Peréio  •  Ana Maria Magalhães  •  Milton Gonçalves

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010)

Friends of the recently deceased Quincas take their pal's body on one last tour of his favorite spots in Brazil's Bahia.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sérgio Machado
CAST:  Mariana Ximenes  •  Marieta Severo  •  Paulo José  •  Vladimir Brichta

El cobrador: In God We Trust (2007) RT Audience 55%

1) globalization of violence, violence of globalization? 2) serial killers, social killers? 3) a mine in brazil some murders in new york others in miami how are they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leduc
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Antonella Costa  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Lazaro Ramos

Pele (2016)

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Zimbalist  •  Michael Zimbalist
CAST:  Kevin de Paula  •  Leonardo Lima Carvalho  •  Seu Jorge  •  Milton Gonçalves

The Adventures of the Red Airplane (2012)

A film about imagination, in which the protagonist goes on internal journeys around the world, overcoming fears and making new discoveries.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Frederico Pinto  •  José Maia
CAST:  Pedro Yan  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Lazaro Ramos  •  Fernando Alves Pinto

Federal Bank Heist (2011)

"The Baron" wanted to commit the perfect heist involving 3 tons of money and no violence. For this he would need the right people willing to get 1 million dollars to take part ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marcos Paulo
CAST:  Eriberto Leão  •  Hermila Guedes  •  Milhem Cortaz  •  Lima Duarte

Cat Skin (1962)

A few weeks before Carnival, slum boys organize huntings for stray cats, whose leather can be used in Samba percussion instruments, like the Tamborim, a small drum.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Joaquim Pedro De Andrade
CAST:  Milton Gonçalves  •  Francisco de Assis  •  Cláudio Corrêa e Castro

The Silver Cliff (2011)

Shocked by her husband's unexpected abandonment, a woman (Alessandra Negrini) seeks comfort by wandering the streets of Rio de Janeiro.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karim Ainouz
CAST:  Camila Amado  •  Luisa Arraes  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Sérgio Guizé

Napomuceno's Will (1997)

Nopumoceno, the most successful businessman in the Cabo Verde archipelogo, is an ambitious, clever opportunist, known during his lifetime as "eternity single". However, he is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francisco Manso
CAST:  Nelson Xavier  •  Maria Ceiça  •  Chico Diaz  •  Zezé Motta

Subway to the Stars (1987)

In this highly stylized Brazilian drama a sax player fondly remembers one wonderful night spent with his life's love and decides to find her again. He embarks upon a quest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Diegues
CAST:  Guilherme Fontes  •  Ana Beatriz Wiltgen  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Taumaturgo Ferreira

Quilombo (1984) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Quilombo dos Palmares was a real-life democratic society, created in Brazil in the 17th century. This incredibly elaborate (and surprisingly little-known) film traces the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Carlos Diegues
CAST:  Tony Tornado  •  Antônio Pompêo  •  Zezé Motta  •  Mauricio do Valle

Cidade Ameaçada (1960)

Based on true events, the film tells the story of Brazilian outlaw Promessinha, one of the most famous and feared criminals of his time, depicting his crimes and cruelty, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roberto Farias
CAST:  Jardel Filho  •  Eva Wilma  •  Reginaldo Faria  •  Ana Maria Nabuco

Kickboxer 3 (1992)

Kick-box champion David Sloan arrives in Rio de Janeiro for an exhibition fight. He and mentor Xian take pity on Brazilian rascal Marcos Coasta, an urchin who offers guide ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
CAST:  Sasha Mitchell  •  Dennis Chan  •  Richard Comar  •  Noah Verduzco

Orfeu (1999) RT 36% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Orfeu (Toni Garrido) is a popular composer from a samba school. He lives in the favela and falls madly in love when he meets Euridice (Patrícia França), a newcomer to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Foreign • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Carlos Diegues
CAST:  Toni Garrido  •  Patrícia França  •  Murilo Benicio  •  Zezé Motta