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State of Exception

  • IMDb 8.4
Jason O'Hara Documentary 2018 89 min

State of Exception

Original title: State of Exception

Genre: Documentary Year 2018 Rating: PG-13

Duration: 89 min Country: Brazil, Canada

State of Exception

Direction: Jason O'Hara

Production: Jason O'Hara

Script: Katharine Asals, Jason O'Hara

Cast: Urutau Guajajara, Doethiro Tukano

The movie is: Cruel, Current, Bold, Dramatic, Dry, Instructive, Realistic, Reflective, Sad, Shocking, Strong, Tragic, Uncomfortable

Profile: Conflict, Festivals, Political, Social, Social inclusion

About: Crime, Greed, Leaders, Police, Politics, Protests, Society, Violence

Origin: Brazilian, Latin American

Synopsis As Rio prepared to host the FIFA World Cup and Olympics, poverty-stricken communities in the favelas were threatened with forced eviction to make way for a stadium, ironically named after the original indigenous inhabitants. Against the odds, residents united to defend their constitutional rights, which were temporarily suspended by the government.

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