Four Days in September (O Que É Isso, Companheiro?)
Four Days in September (O Que É Isso, Companheiro?) (1997)

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,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 30, 1997
DVD Release Date: April 8, 2003
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Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Noh
Film Journal International

This is powerful stuff but, like so many political abduction dramas, suffers from a certain static quality.

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Michael Dequina

An intriguing, understated film that quietly brings up loud questions of honor, duty, ideals, and courage.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This low-key and highly intelligent Brazilian film set in 1969 deals with the complexities of political action.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
It shows revolutionaries fighting a dictatorship as a bunch of confused amateurs (I wonder how they don't get killed after halfway through), while also… More
Lucas Martins
One of the best films of Barreto. Four Days In September is really tense. Fresh.
Bruce Bruce
Awesome Film about a kidnapping of an US ambassador in South American. Based on a true Story. Very interesting and enjoyable. Worth Seeing.