Almost Brothers (Quase Dois Irmaos)

Rated NR 102 minutes 2005

The film explores the relationship between the middle classes and the slums in Rio de Janeiro during the past 50 years as shown through two people who are almost brothers: Miguel, an intellectualized middle-class political prisoner and member of Congress; and Jorge, son of a samba composer who went from petty thief to leader of the Red Command.

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Director: Lucia Murat

Writer: Paulo Lins and Lucia Murat

Producer: Lucia Murat

Cast: Fernando Alves Pinto, Flavio Bauraqui, Caco Ciocler, Renato de Souza, Maria Flor, Luis Melodia, Antônio Pompêo, Werner Schünemann, Marieta Severo and Marcio Vito

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