A new fed gov incentive, the so-called Article 3A, has prompted local broadcasters and pay TV nets to invest as co-producers in indie features and TV programming.
Elite Squad 2
Risk has not been a factor in Brazil's highly subsidized, modern-pic production sector, as filmmakers usually fund their projects and pay themselves through the country's generous incentives.
"Elite Squad 2," the highly anticipated sequel to Jose Padilha's runaway commercial hit, has yet to open in Brazil, but already the film is stirring up controversy at home.
One-note celebration of violence-for-good that plays like a recruitment film for fascist thugs.