Almost Brothers (Quase Dois Irmãos)

Lúcia Murat
Almost Brothers (Quase Dois Irmãos) - Amazon.com ExclusiveThis poignant film is the story of two men: white, middle-class Miguel, and black favela-dweller Jorge who meet as boys through their fathers' passion for music. Their friendship is renewed during a lengthy incarceration in the mid 1970's.Director Lúcia Murat offers a commentary on the lowest rung of society in contemporary Rio de Janeiro when, as adults, Miguel and Jorge, one a government official and the other a drug lord, respectively, discover that their lives have more in common than they ever realized."Brilliant! This outstanding film serves as further proof of the emerging strength of Brazilian cinema." -London Daily Telegraph"Think City of God, with its Hollywood shenanigans deleted and three decades of politics inserted. Emotional, raw, satisfying!" -SF Bay GuardianAlmost Brothers is an official selection of the prestigious, award-winning Global Lens Collection presented by the Global Film Initiative. In Portuguese with English subtitles.When sold by Amazon.com, this product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.

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