Feature Film, Portuguese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 664,507 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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74 Metascore

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 7,797

3. Invisible Life (2019)

R | 139 min | Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

Two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte, Flávia Gusmão, António Fonseca

Votes: 1,942

4. My Mom is a Character 3 (2019)

111 min | Comedy

7.3
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Dona Hermínia now has to deal with her gay son getting married and her daughter being pregnant.

Director: Susana Garcia | Stars: Paulo Gustavo, Mariana Xavier, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Herson Capri

Votes: 540

5. Cousins (2019)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Young Lucas lives with his religious aunt in a quiet country town. But this little agitated life is with the days counted when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew Mario, just out of jail.

Directors: Mauro Carvalho, Thiago Cazado | Stars: Thiago Cazado, Paulo Sousa, Denis Camargo, Duda Esteves

Votes: 399

6. Aquarius (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-storey ... See full summary »

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 16,269 | Gross: $0.29M

7. A Dog's Will (2000)

104 min | Comedy

8.6
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The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 9,972

8. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-14 | 131 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 6,331

9. From Beginning to End (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 7,103

10. Trash (I) (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara

Votes: 19,305 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Nightshifter (2018)

Not Rated | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.

Director: Dennison Ramalho | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Fabiula Nascimento, Bianca Comparato, Marcos Kligman

Votes: 954

12. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 21,063 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Diamantino (2018)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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75 Metascore

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt | Stars: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira, Margarida Moreira

Votes: 1,773 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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71 Metascore

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 76,421 | Gross: $0.10M

15. Divine Love (2019)

101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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86 Metascore

A woman uses her bureaucratic job to convince divorcing couples to stay together is utterly committed to getting pregnant by her husband in a future of dance parties, ritualistic orgies and fundamentalist Christianity.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Dira Paes, Julio Machado, Antonio Pastich, Rubens Santos

Votes: 1,051

16. Central Station (1998)

R | 110 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 33,738 | Gross: $5.60M

17. The Movie of My Life (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.3
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Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Director: Selton Mello | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Selton Mello, Bruna Linzmeyer, Johnny Massaro

Votes: 1,411

18. Vitalina Varela (2019)

124 min | Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Vitalina Varela, Ventura, Manuel Tavares Almeida, Francisco Brito

Votes: 331

19. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 9,007

20. The Second Mother (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 11,535 | Gross: $0.38M

21. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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26 Metascore

Third installment of the Cities of Love series (Paris, je t'aime / New York, I Love You / Rio, Eu Te Amo), this collective feature-film is made of 10 stories of romance set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer

Votes: 1,702

22. Marighella (2019)

155 min | Action, Drama, History

3.0
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Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.

Director: Wagner Moura | Stars: Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 42,306

23. Turma da Mônica: Laços (2019)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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Based in the comics written by Mauricio de Sousa. The boy Jimmy Five gathers his friends to find his dog Fluffy that has been kidnapped.

Director: Daniel Rezende | Stars: Giulia Benitte, Kevin Vechiatto, Laura Rauseo, Gabriel Moreira

Votes: 1,108

24. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.5
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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Rafael Morais, Joana de Verona, Daniel Duval, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 676

25. Lower City (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.

Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

Votes: 3,545 | Gross: $0.13M

26. The Ornithologist (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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85 Metascore

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, João Pedro Rodrigues, Xelo Cagiao, Han Wen

Votes: 2,611 | Gross: $0.05M

27. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.1
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A Brazilian western about Cabeleira, a feared killer living in the countryside of Pernambuco State in the 40's.

Director: Marcelo Galvão | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Diogo Morgado, Thaila Ayala, Cindy Robinson

Votes: 1,827

28. Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings, Dida Maia

Votes: 6,191 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes, Hortêncílio Aquina, Américo Mota

Votes: 6,184

30. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 16,981 | Gross: $0.21M

31. My Mom Is a Character (2013)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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After another spat with her kids, Dona Hermínia decides to take some time off from them and hides away in her aunt's house, where she reminisces about her kids in an age when they still needed her.

Director: André Pellenz | Stars: Paulo Gustavo, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Mariana Xavier, Alexandra Richter

Votes: 3,479

32. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

6.8
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73 Metascore

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.

Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas | Stars: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira

Votes: 2,016 | Gross: $0.03M

33. Socrates (2018)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama

7.0
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83 Metascore

After his mother's sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo's coast, must survive on his own while coming to terms with his grief.

Director: Alexandre Moratto | Stars: Andrielly De Melo Chaves, Christian Malheiros, Tales Ordakji, Caio Martinez Pacheco

Votes: 365

34. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director: João Maia | Stars: Sérgio Praia, Filipe Duarte, Victoria Guerra, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 1,671

35. My Mom Is a Character 2 (2016)

96 min | Comedy

6.6
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After blooming with her new tv show, Dona Hermínia must deal with the problems of her grown up kids as she realizes they are Leaving home. In the middle, she must face the struggles of ... See full summary »

Director: César Rodrigues | Stars: Paulo Gustavo, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Mariana Xavier, Patricya Travassos

Votes: 1,763

36. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 3,004 | Gross: $0.11M

37. Boy and the World (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 5,818 | Gross: $0.13M

38. Neon Bull (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.8
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80 Metascore

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Birindelli

Votes: 2,452 | Gross: $0.03M

39. Liquid Truth (2017)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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A boy's parents accuse a swimming teacher of abusing one of his students.

Director: Carolina Jabor | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Marco Ricca, Malu Galli, Stella Rabello

Votes: 689

40. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy

7.0
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52 Metascore

In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking and he takes all of her money... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 2,120

41. Adrift (2009)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Laura Neiva, Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Izadora Armelin

Votes: 2,679

42. Kardec (2019)

110 min | Biography

6.2
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Tells the story of Allan Kardec, from his days as an educator to his contribution to the spiritist codification.

Director: Wagner de Assis | Stars: Christian Baltauss, Letícia Braga, Sandra Corveloni, Louise D'Tuani

Votes: 935

43. City of Men (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 14,666 | Gross: $0.31M

44. Casa Grande (2014)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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56 Metascore

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti, Clarissa Pinheiro

Votes: 1,900

45. Zoom (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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55 Metascore

A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.

Director: Pedro Morelli | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alison Pill, Michael Eklund, Mariana Ximenes

Votes: 2,475

46. Bare Behind Bars (1980)

X | 87 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.

Director: Oswaldo de Oliveira | Stars: Maria Stella Splendore, Neide Ribeiro, Márcia Fraga, Danielle Ferrite

Votes: 797

47. The Man from the Future (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Torres | Stars: Wagner Moura, Alinne Moraes, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Fernando Ceylão

Votes: 5,362

48. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 6,148

49. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.8
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $0.13M

50. Ariella (1980)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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The lonely young woman Ariella feels among strangers in her upper-class family in her own house. Ariella is discovering her sexuality and her arrogant mother Helena, her father Rodrigo and ... See full summary »

Directors: John Herbert, John Herbert Jr. | Stars: Christiane Torloni, John Herbert, Laura Cardoso, Herson Capri

Votes: 104


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