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Carandiru An unusual prison movie set in a Sao Paulo House of Detention where a doctor earns the respect of the prisoners with his genuine interest in the stories of their wayward lives.
At Play in the Fields of the Lord A thought-provoking film about cultural conflict, power, progress, and the dire consequences of messianic thinking.
Ironweed A screen translation of William Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, in which director Hector Babenco puts the accent on the story's spiritual dimensions.
Kiss of the Spider Woman Subtle insights into the value of imagination, love, and heroism carried home by the bold and touching performances of William Hurt and Raul Julia.