SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Elite Squad 2' Is One of the Fest's Most Purely Entertaining Movies
"Elite Squad 2" is the most successful film in Brazilian film history, co-written by "City of God" writer Braulio Mantovani.
PARK CITY -- Those who have had their fill of angst and weirdness at this year's Sundance Film Festival may relish one of the festival's most purely entertaining movies, Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within, which also happens to be the most successful Brazilian movie in history. Director Jose Padilha has had several earlier films at Sundance and this year served as a juror in the world cinema documentary category. Action movies aren't usually showcased at Sundance, but this movie does have the sense of political anger and urgency that distinguishes many other films at the festival.
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