Rio, 40 Degrees C.

Rio, 40 Degrees C. (1955)

Banned by Brazil’s Federal Department of Public Safety, Rio, 40 Graus is a landmark film that ushered in the wave of Cinema Novo in Brazil. The film chronicles a day in the life of five peanut vendors from Rio de Janeiro's favelas. This was one of the first Brazilian films to address the issues of race, poverty, and class.

Writing:
  • Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Directing:
  • Nelson Pereira dos Santos
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  • Release Date: 1955-08-24
  • Language: Português
  • Country: BR
  • Runtime: 100
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