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Lula, Son of Brazil (Lula, o Filho do Brasil)

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 27, 2012
Running time:130 minutes
Cast:Rui Ricardo Diaz, Glória Pires, Juliana Baroni, Cléo Pires, Lucélia Santos
Director:Fábio Barreto, Marcelo Santiago
Writer:Fernando Bonassi, Denise Paraná
Distributor:New Yorker Films

Description: Portrait of Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's early years. Chronicles his family's immigration from Northeast Brazil to Sao Paulo, his years as a shoeshine boy and his brother's arrest which drove him into trade union activism, climaxing in Lula's heading Brazil's trade union movement and incarceration, just as his mother dies.

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