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Kleber Mendonça Filho

Bacurau

By Biju Belinky

Directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles skewer modern Brazilian history in this subversive survival thriller.

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63rd BFI London Film Festival line-up brings female directors to the fore

By David Jenkins

Céline Sciamma, Marielle Heller and Athina Rachel Tsangari are all heading to the capital this October.

Bacurau – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

In a secluded Brazilian village, tradition and modernity collide with bizarre, hyperviolent results.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?

Kleber Mendonça Filho: ‘John Carpenter is always a reference point for me’

By David Jenkins

The brilliant Brazilian director of Aquarius talks about why he keeps coming back to Assault on Precinct 13.

Aquarius

By Ian Barr

Brazilian writer/director Kleber Mendonça Filho returns with a highly original and unusual film about nostalgia.

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Neighbouring Sounds

By David Jenkins

There’s distinctive new voice booming from Brazil (and it sounds a lot like John Carpenter).

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