Lula, Son of Brazil (Lula, o Filho do Brasil)
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.
Cast: Glória Pires, Cléo Pires, Lucélia Santos, Juliana Baroni, Rui Ricardo Diaz
Directed by: Fábio Barreto, Marcelo Santiago
Written by: Fernando Bonassi, Denise Paraná
Running time: 2hr 10min
Opens: Jan 27, 2012 LA
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