• Lula, o Filho do Brasil (2009)

Lula, o Filho do Brasil Poster

Release Date: January 13th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|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, Glória Pires, Juliana Baroni, Cléo Pires, Lucélia Santos, Marcos Cesana, Milhem Cortaz, Antonio Saboia

Director: Fábio Barreto , Marcelo Santiago

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

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

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

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