Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) Poster

Release Date: August 17th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Seen through the eyes of wealthy businessmen, corruption and class warfare beleaguer Brazilian society.

Director: Jason Kohn

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Kilo Films, Whitest Pouring Films

Distributors: City Lights Pictures

Keywords: Engaging, Rivalry

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  • Although it is never explicitly stated, Manda Bala essentially argues that when the middle class disappears, the rich and the poor end up feeding on each other, like the frogs that go cannibalistic at the frog farm that gives the movie its central metaphor. show more

  • As forceful as its title suggests, and sometimes unbelievably ballsy. show more

  • What the film does best is document the lengths to which people are going to protect themselves -- subcutaneous microchips for identification, ever-heavier armor for fancy cars. show more

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