Contracampo's Top Brazilian Cinema

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In 2001, online cinema magazine Contracampo made a poll among directors, producers, critics and scholars asking the greatest Brazilian films ever.
Of course, I have my preferences, but this is a really, really good list.

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  1. 1 -

    Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol

    1964 — a.k.a. Black God, White Devil, in 9 top lists Check
  2. 2 -

    Limite

    1931, in 8 top lists Check
  3. 3 -

    Terra em Transe

    1967 — a.k.a. Entranced Earth, in 7 top lists Check
  4. 4 -

    Vidas Secas

    1963 — a.k.a. Barren Lives, in 8 top lists Check
  5. 5 -

    O Bandido da Luz Vermelha

    1968 — a.k.a. The Red Light Bandit, in 3 top lists Check
  6. 6 -

    Cabra Marcado Para Morrer

    1984 — a.k.a. Twenty Years Later, in 7 top lists Check
  7. 7 -

    Macunaíma

    1969 — a.k.a. Macunaima, in 4 top lists Check
  8. 8 -

    Ganga Bruta

    1933, in 3 top lists Check
  9. 9 -

    São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima

    1965 — a.k.a. São Paulo S/A, in 2 top lists Check
  10. 11 -

    Os Fuzis

    1964 — a.k.a. The Guns, in 2 top lists Check
  11. 15 -

    Eles Não Usam Black-Tie

    1981 — a.k.a. They Don't Wear Black Tie, in 3 top lists Check
  12. 16 -

    Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco

    1981 — a.k.a. Pixote, in 6 top lists Check
  13. 17 -

    Ilha das Flores

    1989 — a.k.a. Isle of Flowers, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 18 -

    Rio 40 Graus

    1955 — a.k.a. Rio 100 Degrees F., in 2 top lists Check
  15. 19 -

    O Ritual dos Sádicos

    1970 — a.k.a. Awakening of the Beast, in 1 top list Check
  16. 20 -

    Assalto ao Trem Pagador

    1962 — a.k.a. Assault on the Pay Train, in 3 top lists Check
  17. 21 -

    Bang Bang

    1971, in 1 top list Check
  18. 22 -

    A Lira do Delírio

    1978 — a.k.a. The Lyre of Delight, in 1 top list Check
  19. 24 -

    Bye Bye Brasil

    1980 — a.k.a. Bye Bye Brazil, in 3 top lists Check
  20. 25 -

    Central do Brasil

    1998 — a.k.a. Central Station, in 7 top lists Check
  21. 26 -

    O Pagador de Promessas

    1962 — a.k.a. The Given Word, in 7 top lists Check
  22. 27 -

    Toda Nudez Será Castigada

    1973 — a.k.a. All Nudity Shall Be Punished, in 1 top list Check
  23. 28 -

    O Grande Momento

    1958 — a.k.a. The Grand Moment, in 2 top lists Check
  24. 35 -

    Noite Vazia

    1964 — a.k.a. Men and Women, in 3 top lists Check
  25. 41 -

    O Cangaceiro

    1953, in 3 top lists Check
  26. 45 -

    O Caso dos Irmãos Naves

    1967 — a.k.a. Case of the Naves Brothers, in 1 top list Check
  27. 47 -

    Cronicamente Inviável

    2000 — a.k.a. Chronically Unfeasible, in 1 top list Check
  28. 53 -

    Amélia

    2001, in 1 top list Check
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    O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro

    1969 — a.k.a. Antonio das Mortes, in 8 top lists Check
  30. 55 -

    A Marvada Carne

    1985 — a.k.a. Marvada Came, in 1 top list Check
  31. 56 -

    Terra Estrangeira

    1995 — a.k.a. Foreign Land, in 1 top list Check
  32. 57 -

    À Meia Noite Levarei Sua Alma

    1964 — a.k.a. At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul, in 2 top lists Check
  33. 58 -

    Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês

    1971 — a.k.a. How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman, in 4 top lists Check
  34. 59 -

    A Idade da Terra

    1980 — a.k.a. The Age of the Earth, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 61 -

    A Hora da Estrela

    1985 — a.k.a. Hour of the Star, in 2 top lists Check
  36. 68 -

    Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos

    1976 — a.k.a. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, in 2 top lists Check
  37. 72 -

    O País de São Saruê

    1971, in 1 top list Check
  38. 79 -

    Um Céu de Estrelas

    1996 — a.k.a. A Starry Sky, in 1 top list Check
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