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  1. The Life After (La vida despues): Morelia Review

    3:40 am 10/31/2013

    Mexican director David Pablos casts Maria Renee Prudencio as a distraught mother and Americo Hollander and Rodrigo Azuela as her teenage sons.Read more

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  2. 'City of God –- 10 Years Later' Co-Director on Where the Stars of the Brazilian Hit Are Today (Q&A)

    12:24 pm 10/12/2013

    Co-director Luciano Vidigal tells THR his documentary explores the artistic impact of the film and also revisits the actors, some of whom are struggling to make ends meet: "I was sad, but I thought that people needed to see that." Read more

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  3. Rio Film Festival: 'A Wolf at the Door,' 'Underage' Win Top Honors

    2:12 pm 10/11/2013

    The two films shared the Redentor trophy for best fiction, while Hilton Lacerda's "Tatoo" received five awards.Read more

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  4. Inside Out Men (A Gente): Rio de Janeiro Review

    7:22 am 10/10/2013

    A fly on the wall prison documentary from Oscar-nominated Brazilian Aly Muritiba.Read more

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  5. Rio Film Festival: 'True Blood' Screenwriter Talks Killing Off Characters

    11:42 am 10/8/2013

    The HBO hit series' writer Raelle Tucker joined "Grey’s Anatomy" producer William Harper in a panel last week at Rio Market where they discussed characters exiting their shows.Read more

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  6. Road 47 (A Estrada 47): Rio de Janeiro Review

    6:19 pm 10/5/2013

    The drama is the first film to bring to life the intriguing footnote of history that is Brazil's involvement in World War Two.Read more

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  7. On the Set of Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' in Rio: Stray Dogs and a Massive Garbage Dump

    5:52 pm 10/5/2013

    A huge artificial landfill was built to shoot Richard Curtis' script based on Andy Mulligan's novel about three boys who pick garbage for a living.Read more

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  8. PGA Partners With Brazil's SICAV

    6:11 pm 10/4/2013

    The Producers Guild of America signed a memorandum of understanding with its Brazilian counterpart, with both organizations hoping to encourage networking among its members. Read more

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  9. Stephen Daldry Attends Rio de Janeiro Slum Screening of 'Billy Elliot'

    11:32 am 10/3/2013

    The British filmmaker visited the Compleixo do Alemao favela, encouraging underprivileged ballet students. Read more

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  10. Brazilian Cable TV Seeks Out Local Content

    10:21 am 10/1/2013

    Execs from the international divisions of Sony, Turner and A&E met at the Rio Film Fest to discuss upcoming projects and needs. Read more

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