‘Invisible Life’ Film Review: Brazilian Saga Follows 2 Sisters Torn Asunder

‘Invisible Life’ Film Review: Brazilian Saga Follows 2 Sisters Torn Asunder Karim Aïnouz’s beguilingly stunning “Invisible Life” is Brazil’s latest cinematic treasure. Even as the country’s conservative government threatens to cut the funding to the robust film scene that has ...

Amazon Prime Video takes Turner’s ‘Freitas Brothers’

Cannes — In yet another – and significant – Latin America distribution deal for the now highly active Ott giant, Amazon Prime Video has acquired Brazilian and pan-Spanish-speaking Latin American Svod ...

'Three Summers' ('Três Verões'): Film Review | Tiff 2019

'Three Summers' ('Três Verões'): Film Review | Tiff 2019 A chaotic class dramedy where the help and the helped wind up switching places, Three Summers (Três Verões) marks another occasion for Brazilian actress Regina Casé (The Second Mother) to shine in the ...

Gullane Joins Avila’s ‘El Cardinal,’ Primes ‘Bachelor Party’ (Exclusive)

Madrid — In a sign of one direction Latin America’s film industry is going, building ever more significant production partnerships on banner art films around the region, premier Brazilian production ...

Locarno Golden Leopard Contender ‘The Fever’: First International Teaser (Exclusive)

Paris-based Still Moving has dropped a first international teaser-trailer for Maya Da-Rin’s “A Febre” (The Fever), which world premieres this week in main International Competition at the 2019 Locarno ...

Conecta Fiction: Roberto Rios, Miguel Salvat Talk HBO’s Latin American, Spanish Production

Pamplona, Spain — Few events were more anticipated at Conecta Fiction than the joint keynote delivered by HBO Latin America’s Roberto Ríos and HBO España’s Miguel Salvat. The room was packed,some ...

Unreal belonging by Amber Wilkinson

Karine Teles and Otavio Muller in Loveling Photo: Bianca Aun Brazilian writer/director Gustavo Pizzi and writer/actor Karine Teles were a husband and wife team when they began working on their ...

Gullane, Fernando Coimbra, Fernanda Torres Team for ‘The Hanged’ (Exclusive)

Gullane, Fernando Coimbra, Fernanda Torres Team for ‘The Hanged’ (Exclusive) Fernanda Torres (Cannes best actress prize winner for “Love Me Forever or Never”) is attached to star in “The Hanged,” the second Brazilian feature of Fernando Coimbra, which is set up at Brazilian ...

‘Loveling’ Film Review: Brazilian Drama Examines Class, Family Conflicts

Director Gustavo Pizzi wastes no time opening up the intimate and economical “Loveling” to its audience. The film is not alienating; it does not obfuscate its intentions. Pizzi knew what he wanted to ...

Fest Hit 'The Second Mother' Brings Success--and Pain

Fest Hit 'The Second Mother' Brings Success--and Pain Oscilloscope opens the film this Friday. Brazilian Anna Muylaert started as a critic and television and film writer; she originally wrote the script for "The Second Mother" 20 years ago, intending to ...