Moro no Brasil

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Moro no Brasil
Directed by Mika Kaurismäki
Produced byMagnatel TV GmbH
Screenplay byMika Kaurismäki
CinematographyJacques Cheuiche
Edited byKaren Harley
Release date
Running time
105 minutes

Moro no Brasil is a 2002 documentary film directed by the Finnish filmmaker Mika Kaurismäki.



A musical voyage into the heart of the largest country in Latin America, a legacy of the successive inhabitants of Brazil: Indians, Europeans, Africans... All these cultural influences have piled up in the same way that geological stratifications do, offering a variety of rhythms: Forró, Frevo, Embolada, Samba... To make this documentary, the Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki has traveled 4,000 kilometers, crossed three states in the Northwest of Brazil, and spoken to more than thirty musicians, most of them street musicians and unknown to foreigners.


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