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2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
A working-class boy moves to Brazil's financial capitol at a young age and grows up to be one of the most-influential politicians in the nation's history.

Cast: Rui Ricardo Diaz , Gloria Pires , Juliana Baroni , Cléo Pires , Lucélia Santos , Marcos Cesana , Milhem Cortaz , Antonio Saboia

Directors: Fabio Barreto , Marcelo Santiago

Genres: Drama

Lula, o Filho do Brasil (2009)

Release Date: January 13th, 2012|2 hr. 10 min.

critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( )
  • 60
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Long on hero worship and woefully short on insight, Lula: Son of Brazil oozes good intentions, but it wouldn't look out of place in a retrospective of early Soviet workerist cinema. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    This insipidly inspirational biopic of the two-term Brazilian president is a safe, bourgeois vision of proletarian struggle. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's reformist two-term president, gets the once-over-lightly treatment in Lula, Son of Brazil. show more

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