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PANORAMA OF BRAZILIAN CINEMA

Brazil, 1968 (MIFF 1969, Programme 13)

Director: Jurandyr Passos Noronha

A creatively edited and richly illustrated historical survey of Brazilian cinema from 1898 to the present day.

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