Posts tagged ‘Glória Pires’
Lula, o filho do Brasil (Lula, Son of Brazil)
Directed by Fabio Barreto. With Gloria Pires, Rui Ricardo Diaz, Cleo Pires.
This emotionally involving, fictionalized biopic about Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, widely known as “Lula,” focuses on his poor childhood in the interior of Pernambuco, and especially on the integrity and commitment of his mother, played by the incomparable Pires. Archival newsreel footage cleverly enhances the recounting of Lula’s formative years as a union organizer.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 130 min.
Thursday, July 29, 2010, 8:00 p.m. , Theater 1, T1
The Bizarre Friends of Ricardinho
Directed by Augusto Canani.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 20 min.
É Proibido Fumar (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes)
Directed by Anna Muylaert. With Glória Pires, Paulo Miklos, Marisa Orth.
When a bachelor moves into the empty apartment next to Baby, she seizes the chance to finally fill her life with something beyond the pleasures of chain-smoking—and she won’t let anything get in her way. Wacky and utterly charming, the film offers many surprises, expertly delivered by Pires and Miklos.
In Portuguese; English subtitles. 86 min.
Thursday, July 22, 2010, 8:00 p.m. , Theater 1, T1
Film Screenings & Events
Salve geral (Time of Fear)
2009. Brazil. Directed by Sergio Rezende. With Andrea Beltrão, Denise Weinberg, Lee Thalor. A recently widowed piano teacher is shocked when her only son is imprisoned for killing a young woman. Her situation goes from bad to worse when, desperate to free him, she becomes involved with the criminal organization behind a series of actions that threaten to turn São Paulo into a living hell. (more…)