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RIOFILME (Organization)

Overview
Works: 127 works in 179 publications in 3 languages and 4,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by RIOFILME (Organization)
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Portuguese and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew
O caminho das nuvens by Vicente Amorim( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Portuguese and English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, The Middle of the World is the story of a couple and their five children -- ages ranging from 6 months to 14 years old -- as they travel 3,200 km by bicycle to chase a dream. Romao, an illiterate and unemployed truck driver, and his wife Rose, leave the State of Paraiba in Brazil, and over the course of six months, travel across five states to reach Rio de Janeiro, in a quest for a job and a decent life
La ciénaga = The swamp( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mecha is a middle-aged woman with several bored teenagers, a husband who dyes his hair, and the tedious problem of sullen servants - nothing a few drinks can't cure. To avoid the hot and humid weather, they spend their summers at a country estate. Mecha's cousin, Tali, lives in a nearby city, has a crew of small, noisy children she is trying to deal with. Before long, the restlessness of domesticity strains both families' nerves, exposing secrets and threatening to erupt into violence
Reaching for the moon by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This English-language 1950s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
La ciénaga( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a radical take on narrative, disturbing yet beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on- and offscreen sound, Martel turns her tale of a decaying bourgeois family, whiling away the hours of one sweaty, sticky summer, into a cinematic marvel. This visceral take on class, nature, sexuality, and the ways political turmoil and social stagnation can manifest in human relationships is a drama of amazing tactility and one of the great contemporary film debuts." -- Back of container
Tropa de elite. o inimigo agora e outro = Elite squad 2, the enemy within( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Nascimento has risen in his career to become the commander-in-chief of Rio de Janeiro's BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) and later, a populist choice as the Sub-Secretary of Intelligence. In his new post, Nascimento strengthens BOPE and cripples the drug trade even further, bringing it to its knees. But soon he comes to a sobering realization that upon doing so, he ends up aiding his true enemies: Corrupt cops and dirty politicians with major electoral interests
Carmen Miranda : bananas is my business( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El documental utiliza imágenes de archivo, entrevistas, y otros recursos dramáticos para presentar la vida de Carmen Miranda, cantante y actriz brasileña. Miranda gozó de inmensa fama artística en los Estados Unidos de la década de 1940. Sus críticos la responsabilizan por mostrar a los norteamericanos una visión muy genérica de la música y cultura de América Latina sin distinguir en las particularidades de cada país
Gabriel e a montanha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Portuguese and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel decides to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrives in Kenya where he is joined by his girlfriend, but discovering Africa as a tourist is not enough for Gabriel. He decides to go deeper, leaving on his own for a journey across countries, new friendships and raw emotions
Deus e o diabo na terra do sol by Glauber Rocha( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the sertâo of Brazil in 1938, an impoverished couple, Manuel and Rosa, join a religious cult which is pursued by a hired killer
Divã = In therapy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the psychiatrist's couch, a 40-something mother of two questions her life, marriage, and professional dreams with both humorous and devastating results
Tropa de Elite 2 : O Inimigo Agora é Outro( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de un motín en la cárcel, el capitán Nascimiento destapa una conspiración política que estan implicados funcionarios de gobierno y grupos paramilitares
Elite squad : the enemy within( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a prison riot, Captain Nascimiento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups"--IMDb
Guerra de Canudos = The battle of Canudos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of the Canudos in northeastern Brazil in the late 1890s. Religious leader, Antonio 'Conselheiro' (Counselor) guides a group of countrymen to establish a community free of rules of the Republic but the guards and soldiers of the Republic destroy this community during one of the bloodiest wars fought in Brazil
The middle of the world : o caminho das nuvens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Portuguese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A man and his family on a journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search for a good life
Um passaporte húngaro by Sandra Kogut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in France, Hungary, Belgium, and Brazil. A Brazilian women with Hungarian grandparents wants to get her Hungarian citizenship/passport. This film documents her experience in all the administrative procedures she went through to try to get one. The question is: Is she entitled to one? A film about what people are entitled to by choice and what are they entitled by inheritance
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a fugitive from prison and a teacher of the deaf whose lover has left her intertwine in triumph and tragedy on New Year's Eve, 1999, and New Year's Day, 2000, in Rio de Janeiro
O rap do Pequeno Principe contra as almas sebosas = The Little Prince's rap against the wicked souls( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about two young men and their hip-hop lifestyles in the large Brazilian city of Recife: one a 26-year-old musician and community leader, and the other a 21-year-old vigilante accused of murdering 65 people. Both struggle against the challenges of inner-city life. Features performances by the rap group Faces do Suburbio
2 perdidos numa noite suja( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New York, this is the story of a couple, Tonio and Paco, two illegal immigrants from Brazil. Tonio, who misses his family and Brazil, tries to stay a step ahead of the U.S. authorities, but is arrested and about to be deported. Paco, a performer, is focused on achieving success and recognition
Estamira( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a 63 year-old woman who suffers from schizophrenia. Estamira has lived and worked for the past 20 years at the waste disposal site of Jardim Gramacho in Rio de Janeiro. Charismatic and maternal, she shares her life with a community of elderly folk at the waste site. Filming began in January of 2000, when Estamira started getting treatment at a state-run psychiatric clinic. The film shows her life during four years of continuous medication; reveals her transformation and the effects the drugs had upon her. In her children's statements, her arduous existence becomes exposed: her lost childhood in poor, rural Brazil, her tormented loves and marriages, and her frustrations. With a poetic, philosophical and eloquent discourse, Estamira lives for the mission that was set upon her: to reveal and to reclaim the truth
A cadeira do pai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing
 
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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Secretaria Municipal de Cultura. RIOFILME

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