Rent The Man of the Year (2002)

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Synopsis:
Based on award winning novel 'O Matador' by Patricia Mel, 'The Man Of The Year' boasts intense performances from Brazilian film and TV superstars Murilo Benicio and Clausia Abreu.A startling journey through the reality of harrowing violence in urban Brazil, the film marks director Jose Henrique Fonseca's astonishing feature debut. Maiquel is an ordinary guy who wants an ordinary life - wife, kids and a nice house.His life is transformed through an incredible series of events that leads to him gunning down a much feared local hood.
Adopted as the hero of the neighbourhood, Maiquel struggles to deal with his new found notoriety and urged on by the enthusiastic locals and corrupt Rio police soon finds himself becoming a hitman for hire. Winner of the SKY prize at the San Francisco Film Festival - awarded for unique artistic vision - and shown to rave reviews at the Berlin International Film Festival, the vibrant, pulsating The Man Of The Year is a piercing, brillant depiction of a society in convulsion.
Actors:
, , , Jorge Dória, André Gonçalves, , Perfeito Fortuna, Paulo Moska, , , Carlo Mossy, , , , Agildo Ribeiro, , , , , Vick Militello
Directors:
Writers:
Felipe Braga, Rubem Fonseca
Aka:
Homem o do Ano
Studio:
Optimum
Genres:
Drama, Thrillers
Countries:
Brazil, Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
12/09/2006
Run Time:
104 minutes
Languages:
Portuguese
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Cast & Crew Biographies
  • Making of Featurette
  • Discoveries Trailer Reel
  • Stills Gallery
  • Trailer

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