When "City of God" premiered in 2002, directors Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund had no idea that their little film about violence in Rio de Janeiro's favelas (shanty towns) would find an audience…
Marcelo Gomes and Cao Guimaraes' "The Man of the Crowd, " Vicente Ferraz's "Road 47" and Paulo Morelli's "Sheep's Clothing" will world premiere at 2013 Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival. All play…
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What goes "La Ronde" comes around in Fernando Meirelles' "360," a circular study of modern couplings.
The personal and mass chaos that would result if the human race lost its sense of vision is conveyed with diminished impact and an excess of stylish tics in "Blindness."
Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles returns to the Cannes film festival with opener "Blindness," his first film in competition, six years after his triumph with "City of God" in Critics' Week.
The production company of Fernando Meirelles, arguably Brazil's most important helmer today, was founded in 1990, and five years later became the country's leading producer of commercials.
Topically urgent and ripe with outrage over injustices visited upon the African poor, Fernando Meirelles' screen version of John le Carre's incisive novel succeeds in capturing the book's essential…
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