Four Days in September (O Que ╔ Isso, Companheiro?)
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Four Days in September (O Que ╔ Isso, Companheiro?)
Bruno Barreto returned to his native Brazil after a ten-year absence to direct this fact-based political thriller that was nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Pedro Cardoso stars as Rio de Janeiro journalist Fernando Gabeira, who decides with his friend Cesar (Selton Mello) to take up arms with a radical leftist organization, MR-8, in 1969. The revolutionaries, who include the tough-talking and beautiful Maria (Fernanda Torres), are fighting to overthrow Brazil's brutal military government through civil unrest and guerilla tactics. Their first action, the robbery of a bank,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 59%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is powerful stuff but, like so many political abduction dramas, suffers from a certain static quality."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"An intriguing, understated film that quietly brings up loud questions of honor, duty, ideals, and courage."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"This low-key and highly intelligent Brazilian film set in 1969 deals with the complexities of political action."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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