Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Portuguese


1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 591,964 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-14 | 131 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 4,936

3. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.1
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A Brazilian western about Cabeleira, a feared killer living in the countryside of Pernambuco State in the 40's.

Director: Marcelo Galvão | Stars: Diogo Morgado, Maria de Medeiros, Thaila Ayala, Will Roberts

Votes: 1,054

4. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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33 Metascore

1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 87,855 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Suzane Carvalho, Milton Rodríguez, Marta Anderson

Votes: 1,168

6. Do Começo ao Fim (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 6,124

7. Aquarius (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.6
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88 Metascore

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story ... See full summary »

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 13,366 | Gross: $0.29M

8. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 17,253 | Gross: $0.10M

9. Trash (I) (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara

Votes: 17,322 | Gross: $0.01M

10. O Ornitólogo (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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85 Metascore

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen

Votes: 1,635 | Gross: $0.05M

11. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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71 Metascore

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 71,571 | Gross: $0.10M

12. Vazante (2017)

116 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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64 Metascore

Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.

Director: Daniela Thomas | Stars: Adriano Carvalho, Luana Nastas, Sandra Corveloni, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha

Votes: 175 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Zoom (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.

Director: Pedro Morelli | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alison Pill, Michael Eklund, Mariana Ximenes

Votes: 1,980

14. Loveling (2018)

95 min

8.7
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83 Metascore

Irene has only a few days to surpass the anxiety and discover a new strength before sending her eldest son away to the world.

Director: Gustavo Pizzi | Stars: Karine Teles, Otávio Müller, Adriana Esteves, Konstantinos Sarris

Votes: 6

15. O Homem do Futuro (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Torres | Stars: Wagner Moura, Alinne Moraes, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Fernando Ceylão

Votes: 4,409

16. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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26 Metascore

A series of short films set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer

Votes: 1,417

17. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 15,354 | Gross: $0.21M

18. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 30,846 | Gross: $5.60M

19. O Filme da Minha Vida (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.5
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Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Director: Selton Mello | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Selton Mello, Bruna Linzmeyer, Bia Arantes

Votes: 792

20. O Menino e o Mundo (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 4,836 | Gross: $0.13M

21. Que Horas Ela Volta? (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 9,404 | Gross: $0.38M

22. Amor.com (2017)

Comedy, Romance

5.7
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It's a love story between a fashion blogger and a video game blogger. The beauty and the nerd.

Director: Anita Barbosa | Stars: Isis Valverde, Gil Coelho, César Cardadeiro, João Côrtes

Votes: 374

23. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 7,900

24. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 5,275

25. Como Nossos Pais (2017)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Maria Ribeiro, Clarisse Abujamra, Antonia Baudouin, Herson Capri

Votes: 749

26. Polícia Federal: A Lei é para Todos (2017)

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Based on the true story of Operation Carwash, the largest and most successful corruption investigation ever seen in the world, "No One is Above the Law" tells, through the eyes of Detective... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Antunez | Stars: Antonio Calloni, Marcelo Serrado, Ary Fontoura, Flávia Alessandra

Votes: 2,184

27. Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.8
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80 Metascore

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Berindelli

Votes: 1,967 | Gross: $0.03M

28. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,425 | Gross: $0.13M

29. Ferrugem (2018)

105 min | Drama

8.0
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Tati and Renet were already trading pics, videos and music by their cell phones, and on the last school trip they started making eye contact. However, what could be the beginning of a love story, turns to an end.

Director: Aly Muritiba | Stars: Giovanni de Lorenzi, Tifanny Dopke, Enrique Diaz, Clarissa Kiste

Votes: 5

30. À Deriva (2009)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Laura Neiva, Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Izadora Armelin

Votes: 2,478

31. Balas & Bolinhos: O Último Capítulo (2012)

129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Tone, the leader of the gang, returns home after sometime abroad, to try to save his father's life that is on the verge of death, and needs a liver transplant to survive. For this task he ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: Filipe Alves, Pedro Alves, Manuel Amaro, Américo Antunes

Votes: 2,552

32. O Lobo Atrás da Porta (2013)

Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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67 Metascore

A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped.

Director: Fernando Coimbra | Stars: Thalita Carauta, Juliano Cazarré, Milhem Cortaz, Antonio Dos Santos

Votes: 2,730

33. Cidade dos Homens (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 13,928 | Gross: $0.31M

34. Casa Grande (2014)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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56 Metascore

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti, Clarissa Pinheiro

Votes: 1,581

35. Operações Especiais (2015)

99 min | Action, Crime

6.4
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A group of honest police is sent to a country town to solve the problem of high crime. Soon they solve the problem while newcomer Francis (Cléo Pires) must overcome their limits to prove ... See full summary »

Director: Tomas Portella | Stars: Cleo Pires, Fabrício Boliveira, Thiago Martins, Marcos Caruso

Votes: 963

36. Gabriel e a montanha (2017)

131 min | Drama

7.1
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63 Metascore

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman

Votes: 333

37. Nise: O Coração da Loucura (2015)

Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Based on the true story of Dr. Nise da Silveira, a psychiatrist in Brazil who treated her patients with art instead of electroshock therapy.

Director: Roberto Berliner | Stars: Julio Adrião, Flavio Bauraqui, Fabrício Boliveira, Fernando Eiras

Votes: 1,312

38. Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016)

107 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Director: Afonso Poyart | Stars: Thaila Ayala, Cleo Pires, Jonathan Haagensen, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 1,209

39. Boa Sorte (2014)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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After several behavior problems, João, a teenager (João Pedro Zappa) is admitted to a psychiatric clinic by his family. There he meets Judite ( Deborah Secco) , for who he soon falls in ... See full summary »

Director: Carolina Jabor | Stars: Deborah Secco, João Pedro Zappa, Fernanda Montenegro, Cássia Kis

Votes: 429

40. Cidade Baixa (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.

Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

Votes: 3,350 | Gross: $0.13M

41. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,753 | Gross: $0.11M

42. O Rastro (2017)

90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A young physician coordinating the transfer of patients between state-run hospitals in the city of Rio de Janeiro struggles with a mystery: a patient goes missing one night and completely ... See full summary »

Director: J.C. Feyer | Stars: Leandra Leal, Rafael Cardoso, Cláudia Abreu, Felipe Camargo

Votes: 174

43. Fala Sério, Mãe! (2017)

79 min | Comedy

6.3
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Ângela Cristina, mother of teenager Maria de Lourdes, has to deal with the difficulties and delights of guiding her daughter during one of the most complicated stages of life.

Director: Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Duda Batista, Daniel Braga, Fábio Jr., João Guilherme

Votes: 71

44. O Fim da Inocência (2017)

97 min | Drama

5.8
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Inês is a teenager from a wealthy family. However, after classes, she participates in risky sexual games, compulsively uses the internet and attends the nightlife of Lisbon, entering a spiral of total destruction .

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Joana Aguiar, João Alves, Sofia Alves, Joana Barradas

Votes: 155

45. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.

Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas | Stars: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira

Votes: 202

46. Diário de um Exorcista - Zero (2016)

TV-MA | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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When a mysterious tragedy traumatizes his family, the young Lucas Vidal wakes up to a challenging mission of fighting against the biggest enemy of God and of mankind: The Devil himself. The... See full summary »

Director: Renato Siqueira | Stars: Renato Siqueira, Fabio Tomasini, Diego Andrade, Adriano Arbol

Votes: 406

47. O Cheiro do Ralo (2006)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Selton Mello, Paula Braun, Paulo Alves, Susana Alves

Votes: 3,905

48. Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings, Dida Maia

Votes: 5,124 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy

7.1
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52 Metascore

In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking and he takes all of her money... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sonia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 1,899

50. Bare Behind Bars (1980)

X | 87 min | Crime, Drama

4.3
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In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.

Director: Oswaldo de Oliveira | Stars: Maria Stella Splendore, Neide Ribeiro, Márcia Fraga, Danielle Ferrite

Votes: 719