Thursday, January 27, 2011

Documentary Trailer of the Week

Manda Bala - Send a Bullet, directed by American Jason Kohn, this Sundance winner examines corruption in Brazil through the stories of both victims and perpetrators of corruption, greed and violence - a plastic surgeon who reconstructs ears of kidnapping victims, a policeman in Sao Paulo's anti-kidnapping division, a masked kidnapper and a politician whose laundered income comes from a frog farm.

"Wow, bet the Brazilian Tourism Board hates this movie." - Tom Long, Detroit News

"Manda Bala (Send a Bullet), a documentary about corruption, crime and human adaptation during difficult circumstances, is a slick, sly and beautifully shot documentary." - Philip Kennicott, Washington Post

Thanks to Tom Laffay, a young documentary filmmaker, for this great suggestion. 

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