Essential Brazilian Films

A list of essential Brazilian films, made by our Brazilian Twitter friends.

  • Twenty Years Later
  • A Dog's Will
  • Playing
  • Central Station
  • Rio, North Zone
  • City of God
  • Master, a Building in Copacabana
  • The Given Word
  • Isle of Flowers
  • They Don't Wear Black Tie
  • The Second Mother
  • Filme Demência
  • Buccaneer Soul
  • Garden of War
  • São Paulo, S.A.
  • The Red Light Bandit
  • Pixote
  • Invisible Life
  • The Guns
  • Entranced Earth
  • Black God, White Devil
  • Bacurau
  • Rio, 40 Degrees C.
  • The Boy and the Wind
  • The Deceased
  • To the Left of the Father
  • Aquarius
  • Estômago: A Gastronomic Story
  • The Hills of Disorder
  • Waiting for the Carnival
  • Sertânia
  • Antonio das Mortes
  • Elena
  • Lisbela and the Prisoner
  • Assault on the Pay Train
  • Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil
  • The Way He Looks
  • Tattoo
  • A Wolf at the Door
  • Men and Women
  • Behind the Sun
  • Boy & the World
  • The Margin
  • Barren Lives
  • Bang Bang
  • The Murdered House
  • O Beijo no Asfalto
  • Limite
  • Memories of Prison
  • The Cambridge Squatter
  • The Priest and the Girl
  • Brainstorm
  • Fake Blond
  • Araby
  • Elite Squad
  • Loveling
  • Madame Satã
  • Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
  • Killed the Family and Went to the Movies
  • Sea of Roses
  • Black Orpheus
  • Carta Para Além dos Muros
  • Reflexões de um Liquidificador
  • The Man Who Copied
  • This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse
  • Hour of the Star
  • Neighboring Sounds
  • At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
  • Bye Bye Brazil
  • Island
  • After Eight... Forever
  • The Clown
  • Rio Babilônia
  • Love from Mother Only
  • Hard Labor
  • Baronesa
  • Neon Bull
  • Macunaíma
  • Good Manners
  • My Mom is a Character: The Film
  • Marighella
  • Carnaval Atlântida
  • The Trespasser
  • The Man from the Future
  • A Força dos Sentidos
  • Dona Flor and Her 2 Husbands
  • The Intruder
  • The Man of the Year
  • Olga
  • O Quarto
  • Fogo e Paixão
  • Friendly Beast
  • Futuro Beach
  • Tito and the Birds
  • Imagens da História - Deus e o Diabo na terra do Sol
  • Once Upon a Time Veronica
  • Don't Call Me Son
  • Bocage, the Triumph of Love
  • A Frente Fria Que a Chuva Traz
  • Buddies