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Films By Ruy Guerra

"Ruy Guerra's Mueda deals with an incident on the Mozambique border with Tanzania twenty years ago: the villagers of Mueda demanded their rights from the Portuguese colonial magistrate in the area, which led to a massacre of some 600 people when things got out of hand. Guerra, one of the founders ... Read more
Veteran director Ruy Guerra has directed Brazil's first musical - a handsome, large budget production freely adapted from Brecht's Threepenny Opera, crossed with splashings of Busby Berkeley and Vincente Minnelli. Guerra's film is set among the 'malandro' of Rio de Janeiro in 1941 - a collection of ... Read more
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