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The Edge of Democracy

Produced by Tiago Pavan
Brazil's descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabric.

Overview

Genre
Politics and Society
Synopsis

A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis, the personal and political fuse in The Edge of Democracy to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history.

Combining unprecedented access to Presidents Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff with accounts of her own family’s complex political and industrial past, filmmaker Petra Costa (Elena, 2012) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.

Stage
finished
Running time
120 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Netflix, Busca Vida Filmes
Country
Brazil
Years of Production
2019
Locations
Brazil

Distribution Details

Release year
2019
Festivals
Sundance
Language
Portuguese, English

Photos

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