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Imagem Filmes (Firm)

Overview
Works: 53 works in 62 publications in 2 languages and 692 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Crime films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  History  Concert films 
Classifications: PN1997.C586, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Imagem Filmes (Firm)
Reaching for the moon by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This sumptuous English-language '50s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janeiro, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
Capitães da Areia by Cecília Amado( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as "Capitães da Areia" (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s
Domésticas : o filme( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the rough, intertwined lives of a handful of 'domestics' in Sao Paulo and their poignant struggle against the challenges of the huge metropolis, and the difficult balancing of work, family, and different interpersonal relationships
O palhaço( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son, both professional clowns, work with a traveling circus; they have no ties, no permanent address. One of them falls into crisis: suddenly he's longing to settle down
Tropicália( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the turbulent atmosphere of the 1960s, Tropicália is a feature length documentary exploring the Brazilian artistic movement known as tropicália, and the struggle its artists endured to protect their right to freely express revolutionary thought against the traditional Brazilian music of that time
Somos tão jovens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the influential Brazilian singer Renato Russo, with the focus on his adolescence, his physical problems, and the discovery of his love for music
Budapeste( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

José Costa, a Brazilian ghostwriter, attends a writers' conference abroad and finds himself waylaid in Budapest. He is intrigued by the Hungarian language and becomes obsessed with learning it fluently. He meets Kriska, his muse and teacher and becomes divided between two continents and two women
Estamos juntos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen is a young doctor, whose world is just starting to take shape. Her independent life is busy with her Argentine musician friend DJ, and her intimate relationship with a mysterious man. But, as symptoms of a grave disease appear, her life is changed forever
City of God = Cidade de Deus by Matheus Nachtergaele( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the world's most notorious slum : Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God'. A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimately may be his only way out
2 coelhos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the city of São Paulo, crime and increasingly organized violence have become a constant in the lives of the citizens. Using the ingredients of technology, counter-information and manipulation, a young man puts together a plan to become a modern vigilante
Jean Charles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a real story of a man mistaken for a terrorist and shot by the British police during the London terrorist alerts
Flores raras( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. Set in the 1950s, the film 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
O lobo atrás da porta = A wolf at the door( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped."--IMDb.com
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2002 Brazilian feature film directed by Karim Ainouz. A story inspired by the life of one of the most remarkable figures in Brazilian popular culture, João Francisco dos Santos (1900-1976). In turn, bandit, transvestite, street fighter, brothel cook, convict and father to seven adopted children, dos Santos - better known as Madame Satã - was also a notorious gay performer who pushed social boundaries in a volatile time. The story begins in 1932, in Rio de Janeiro's bohemian Lapa district, when João Francisco is about to achieve his dream of becoming a star of the stage. Stars Lazaro Ramos and Marcelia Cartaxo. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Off-air, SBS, 13/3/09, (100 min.)
Copacabana( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moments before turning 90 years of age, Alberto remembers his life lived in Copacabana, a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. The film is a comedy about old age in the 21st century, with Copacabana as a background
Uma onda no ar by Helvécio Ratton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the true story of four friends who decide to install a communal pirate radio station called Ràdio Favela in a shanty-town, to give voice to the outcasts' complaints"--IMDb
Boa sorte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old John has a number of behavioral problems. Ignored by his parents, he becomes aggressive with school friends. When diagnosed with depression, his families decide to put him in a psychiatric clinic. Inside, he meets Judith, a 30-year-old HIV-positive patient and addict. Despite the hostile environment, the two fall in love
Achados e perdidos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-cop Vieira is involved in the death of his lover, a prostitute who works in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. After her death, Vieira is harassed by the police and some enemies from his past. Meanwhile, he becomes involved with a young, pretty prostitute named Flor
Olhos azuis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before his compulsory retirement, a JFK airport's chief Immigration officer detains a group of Latin Americans and exposes them to a series of humiliating situations
O vendedor de passados( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta trama é uma adaptação do livro de mesmo nome, escrito pelo angolano José Eduardo Agualusa
 
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