Offered monthly at no charge, movies provide a feel for the Brazilian culture and Portuguese language. Subtitles provided.
O Auto da Compadecida (2000) - Part 1
The plot concerns the adventures of João Grilo (Matheus Nachtergaele) and Chicó (Selton Mello), the most cowardly of men. Both struggle for daily bread and go through several episodes fooling all of the small town they live in, until they get through their confusion the wrath of the dreaded bandit Severino de Aracaju (Marco Nanini) and his gang. João is shot dead, and as Chico buries him, João is seem in the hereafter, matching wits the Devil (Luis Melo), and asking the Virgin Mary (Fernanda Montenegro) to intercede for him.
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