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Fernando Meirelles

Author of The Constant Gardener [2005 film]

13 Works 461 Members 18 Reviews

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Works by Fernando Meirelles

The Constant Gardener [2005 film] (2005) — Director — 249 copies
City of God [2002 film] (2002) — Director — 144 copies
Blindness [2008 film] (2009) — Director — 31 copies
360 [2011 film] (2012) — Director — 17 copies
The Two Popes [2019 film] (2019) 10 copies
The Nutty Boy 2: [1998 film] — Director — 1 copy

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Birthdate
1955-11-09
Gender
male
Nationality
Brazil
Occupations
film director

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freixas | 7 other reviews | Mar 31, 2023 |
Gang violence escalates in the neighborhood of a kid who wants to be a photographer.

It's a fairly interesting story, I guess. I never really got behind any of the characters. It seems like they had to make a choice between focusing on an unlikable character (a cold-blooded murderer), or on a relatively boring character (the protagonist/narrator). They went with the unlikable one, which is certainly the better of the two, but they shouldn't have had to make that choice in the first place. I mean, if your protagonist is boring, make a different movie.

Concept: C
Story: B
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: B
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: A
Acting: A
Music: B

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.7/4
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comfypants | 5 other reviews | Jan 28, 2016 |
 
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jeremylukehill | 5 other reviews | Aug 3, 2010 |
I liked this movie a lot for it's political statement and the fact that it was filmed on location in Kibera, a large slum area in Nairobi, and used locals for some of the walk-ons.
 
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lnlamb | 7 other reviews | Sep 30, 2006 |

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Works
13
Members
461
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Rating
4.0
Reviews
18
ISBNs
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