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Brazilian director Josť Padilha began his career with a tension-filled documentary, Bus 174, which examined a notorious crime in Rio de Janeiro, and exposed the economic disparity and police abuse of the underclass that led to the incident, along with the culpability of the media. His next film, Elite Squad (which won the Golden Bear at Berlin), was a hard-hitting fact-based drama about corruption and brutality amidst the region's war on drugs. The filmmaker returns to documentary filmmaking with Garapa, named for the nutritionally empty sugar water drink which is an unfortunate staple in… More
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"An exposť of severe poverty with every trace of glamour carefully removed."
‑ Andrew Schenker, House Next Door
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