Netflix's Best Brazilian Shows

Netflix's Best Brazilian Shows ...

TV shows are one of the best ways to understand different cultures and the reality of nations around the world. Netflix has invested heavily in Brazilian productions that give international viewers a broad understanding of Brazilian culture, history, and also politics. From deep dives into Brazil''s complicated judicial system, to more light-hearted reality TV, here are some Brazilian programs that you can binge-watch to get a deeper perspective and a personal perception of Brazil.

Note to Editor: This article was updated in June 2022, bringing out Maldivas.

Good Morning, Veronica (2020-present)

Raphael Montes, the creator of the film, is the filmmaker.

Taina Muller, Eduardo Moscovis, Camila Morgado, and Antonio Grassi have all cast members.

This crime drama, based on Raphael Montes and Ilana Casoy, is a documentary about Veronica Torres'' suicide as she embarks on a very intense investigation into domestic and sexual violence. It''s a compelling and unnerving tale, and the scenes are equally stunning. Muller is a great character as her male coworkers and the overall cruelty she is imposed upon her, and Antonio Grassi is a very special kind of hateful as police chief Carvala.

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Maldivas (2022-present)

Natalia Klein, who is the creator of The Lost World, is the first woman to have been born.

Cast: Bruna Marquezine, Natalia Klein, and Manu Gavassi

Maldivas, a fresh new soapy dramedy series developed by and starring Natalia Klein, is a model, as well as an amazing comedy and intricately layered characters. Yael Tygiel

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The Mechanism (O Mecanismo) (2018-2019)

Jose Padilha and Elena Soarez have been combined with each other.

Selton Mello, Carol Abras, Enrique Diaz, Leonardo Medeiros, Antonio Saboia, Lee Taylor, Otto Jr, and Osvaldo Mil.

The series, directed by Elena Soarez (who wrote all episodes), and Jose Padilha, is about revealing the story of the Car Wash operation, the largest corruption investigation in Brazil, which is very relevant politically as it continues to unfold. Though the series, like the Operation in itself, arouses passions in Brazil, and critics say it was to explain everything in too much detail, but that made it a necessary resource so that the foreign public could understand the various differences in the Brazilian political system.

Selton Mello plays Police Chief Marcos Ruffo and Verena Cardoni the narrators of the series, who explain to the viewer the results of each character, which is inspired by real actors, from president Lula da Silva (Joao Higino, played by Arthur Kohl) to Veja Magazine (in the series called Leia Magazine). The series will appeal to police enthusiasts, with a story that revolves around corruption.

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Killer Ratings (Bandidos na TV) (2019)

Daniel Bogado has been a filmmaker.

Daniel Bogado directs this seven-episode documentary revealing Wallace Souza, the so-called defender of the public, as he planned a series of killings to increase the popularity of his TV show Canal Livre. Souza presented a show whose genre is among the most popular in Brazil, which demonstrates the violent reality of Brazilian cities. There is no use of his knowledge here, so he did not create it.

Canal Livre uncensored in Manaus, the capital of the Amazonas. After being elected a state congressman in 1998 and re-elected two more times, he was suspended in 2009 after being accused of associating with drug dealers to display murderers on his television show. This is a must for true crime fans, because it shows how far someone is able to go for fame and success.

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Go Anitta (Vai Anitta) (2018-2020)

Anitta, who was sculpted, was inspired by: Anitta.

Go Anitta, who plays reality television in a documentary, has already promised a second season that should be released next year revealing Anitta, one of Brazil''s most famous musicians.

The documentary reveals the hectic backstage experience of one of today''s greatest performers in the Brazilian funk scene, which is still prevalent on the radio and on the streets, although constantly criminalized. During the first season, the singer continues to experiment with a wide variety of musical skills, dancing, and choreography, which may impel a public who isn''t familiar with the music genre.

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Love Is Blind Brazil (2021-present)

Endemol Shine Brasil is the creator of the Shine Brasil.

Camila Queiroz and Klebber Toledo are the hosts.

Love Is Blind Brazil, a Netflix original, offers a strong contender for the title of the franchise. Despite lacking an ultra-charismatic couple like Lauren and Cameron, Love Is Blind Brazil is an excellent example of a reality show done right. Even when conflict occurs off-screen, viewers are always aware of what happens, and if someone is playing too much of a role, they will be called out sooner or later by their own father. - Elisa Guimaraes

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Sintonia (2019-present)

Guilherme Moraes Quintella, Felipe Braga, and Kondzilla have all been created.

Christian Malheiros, MC Jottape Carvalho, Bruna Mascarenhas, and Jefferson Silverio are some of the cast''s stars.

Sintonia will no doubt take care of the fact that Go Anitta is failing to provide funk to the public. Conrad Dantas, the owner of the largest record label and funk producer in Brazil, and one of the largest music channels on YouTube, has produced the series, based on three relationships: Doni (MC Jottape, Rita (Bruna Mascarenhas, and Nando, Christian Malheiros), who are attempting to gain fame in the music business, but

Sintonia shows off what many MCs and DJs must face to achieve success. The series is not just a drama, but also a powerful punch. Here, MC Jottape starts off his career as an actor and a performer, while also revealing his own self-driving character.

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Girls from Ipanema (Coisa Mais Linda) (2019-present)

Heather Roth and Giuliano Cedroni have been together for a week.

Maria Casadevall, Pathy Dejesus, Fernanda Vasconcellos, Mel Lisboa, Leandro Lima, and Icaro Silva star in the cast.

"The Girl from Ipanema," directed by Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes, is probably one of the best known Brazilian songs internationally, and the series, which plays with the name of the song, takes place during the emergence of Bossa Nova, a musical style that blends Brazilian samba with American jazz, ensuring the viewer a spectacle for the ears.

Maria Casadevall is a young and wealthy woman from Sao Paulo who decided to run a restaurant with her husband. Upon arriving, she discovers that he left her and fled with all of her money. Malu''s relationship with Adelia (Pathy Dejesus), a black woman and favela dweller, and Thereza (Mel Lisboa), a journalist who fights for women''s rights in a 1959 Rio de Janeiro, is significant.

Music lovers will not be disappointed with a series of moments of relaxation, sensuality, and some tension (particularly in the second season), as the costumes are worthy of Hollywood, and the cinematography really brings us to a vintage Rio de Janeiro.

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Samantha! (2018-2019)

Felipe Braga, who has been sculpted.

Emanuelle Araujo, Douglas Silva, Caua Goncalves, and Sabrina Nonata have all cast members.

Samantha! is a comedy with dramatic tones that tells the story of a former child star of the 1980s, who has remained in the past but dedicates her life to try to gain it back no matter how popular it is. Celebrities who are so popular, and they miss being loved, having a loyal audience and often fail to adapt to a different life.

Samantha (Emmanuelle Araujo) is attempting to rebuild her career with the help of her husband Dodoi (Douglas Silva), a former soccer player who also does not accept the end of his career but just returned to jail after ten years, and her two children. The series also has the potential of presenting complex and layered roles through a sometimes exaggerated and even caricatured humour that, however, fully captures Brazil''s ''80s television. The two seasons of Samantha! also

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The Circle Brazil (2020-present)

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Giovanna Ewbank, host, is a legendary entrepreneur.

The Circle Brazil is a show for people who are getting ready to play reality television for the competitive advantage, but this doesn''t mean there''s any room for conversation, and plenty of screen-transcendent romance. Both Lucas and Marcel are equally well-known and include a wide variety of actors from various parts of Brazil. Elisa Guimaraes: "The Circle Brazil is a show for people who are looking for reality television rather than performing sports.

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3% (2016-2020)

Pedro Aguilera has been reimagined as a novelist.

Joao Miguel, Bianca Comparato, Michel Gomes, Rodolfo Valente, Vaneza Oliveira, Rafael Lozano, and Thais Lago

Imagine a dystopian futuristic society in which the planet has died and when everyone turns 20 they have to undergo a rigorous selection process, which includes physical, psychological, and even moral tests, to enter a region full of opportunities and the chance of a better life. There''s a flaw: Only three percent of the population tries to arrive.

3%, which was Netflix''s first Brazilian production, has received much praise worldwide for its four seasons. The show was also well-known for its diversity, with many women in relevant roles, Black and Asian cast members, and physical disability all contributing to a series dealing with issues ranging from homosexuality and polygamy.

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Nobody''''s Looking (Ninguem ta olhando) (2019)

Daniel Rezende, Carolina Markowicz, and Teodoro Poppovic have all been creative.

Victor Lamoglia, Julia Rabello, Danilo de Moura, and Kefera Buchmann are all cast members.

Nobody''s Looking is a dark comedy based on the 1998 film City of Angels (which was then directed by Wings of Desire), and the main focus is to debate how arbitrari orders can be, as well as how we are taught to obey without question and to perform our work, even without knowing exactly why or who is behind the decisions.

Ulysses (Victor Lamoglia) is a professional athletic team whose mission is to treat individuals who are assigned to them on a daily basis. They cannot get attached, after all, they are there only to do their jobs.

Ulisses (or Uli) is adamant about the system, but ends up falling in love with Miriam (Kefera Buchmann, who before becoming an actress, was a successful YouTuber) and a woman he was supposed to protect, leading his angel friends to and from the rules. Believing that they will not suffer any consequences, the trio begin to enjoy life drinking, having sex, and doing drugs. This act of revolt, however, has a lot to be commended.

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Reality Z (2020)

Claudio Torres and Joao Costa have been influenced by Claudio Torres and Joao Costa.

Nina Hartmann, Ravel Andrade, Carla Ribas, Emilio de Melo, Guilherme Weber, Luellem de Castro, Joao Pedro Zappa, Hanna Romanazzi, and Pierre Baitelli are some of the stars of Nina Hartmann, Ravel Andrade, Carla Ribas, Emilio de Melo, Guilherme Weber, Luellem de Castro, Joao Pedro Zappa, Joao Pedro Zappa, Hanna

Another series of zombies with the ever-present intention of provoking a critique of society, how it is organised, of selfishness, and how we are destroying ourselves and the planet. Reality Z, which was directly inspired by the British series Dead Set (created by Charlie Brooker, who also developed Black Mirror), is set in Rio de Janeiro, with a corrupt police and corrupt politicians, rampant racism, and a different social background from the original series.

The first half of the series, involving actors from a reality show that appears to be the last refuge against the zombie invasion, is completely different from the final part. This on the one hand, however, turns out to be an easy way to change the theme. However, the second part, though, must be highlighted, as there is a noticeable improvement in the script and performances.

Reality Z is a series that seeks to be a serious take on social problems but ends up making us laugh for its extreme caricatures and exaggerated performances. It has fantastic special effects and a lot of blood, which is so-bad-it''s-good fun.

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The Chosen One (O Escolhido) (2019-present)

Raphael Draccon and Carolina Munhoz have been creative.

Paloma Bernardi, Pedro Caetano, Gutto Szuster, Renan Tenca, Mariano Mattos Martins, and Alli Willow are some of the cast''s directors.

Three doctors, Lucia Santeiro (Paloma Bernardi), Damiao Almeida (Pedro Caetano) and Enzo Vergani, who travel to a village in the Pantanal wetlands to vaccine the inhabitants against a new mutation of the Zika virus. Once in the village, they discover that they are devotees of a mysterious leader (Renan Tenca) who has the capacity to treat diseases.

The plot catches the eye of the viewer in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of Aguazul while also exploring current themes, such as the Zika virus epidemic, which has wreaked havoc on Brazil in recent years, as well as the concept of religious and spiritual leaders who supposedly treat the sick, but who have been denied sexual assaults in the country. Moreover, the Pantanal has surpassed international headlines for the massive fires that have destroyed one of the world''s greatest biodiversities.

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Omniscient (Omnisciente) (2020-present)

Pedro Aguilera, who has been created by Pedro Aguilera.

Carla Salle, Sandra Corveloni, Jonathan Haagensen, Guilherme Prates, and Luana Tanaka have all cast members.

Omniscient, a three-figure based company, follows a popular tycoon futurism with a world dominated by drones and without any privacy (an equated phenomenon in science fiction since Brave New World).

A seemingly crime-free reality, curated by Caroline Salle, is revealed when Nina (Carla Salle) discovers her father murdered with a bullet in his heart. This is where the omniscient artificial intelligence evaluates every attitude of the city''s inhabitants, and denounces their crimes. This week, an omniscient individual is adamantly blind person, who works to produce artificial intelligence, and is accused of killing her. Nina, along with her brother Daniel (Guilherme Prates) and her friend

The series has only six episodes that resolve the mystery by the end, but there are a few loose ends that might lead to a possible second season.

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Brotherhood (Irmandade) (2019-present)

Pedro Morelli has been commissioned by Pedro Morelli.

Naruna Costa, Seu Jorge, Hermila Guedes, Pedro Wagner, and Lee Taylor star in cast.

The subject of the series "Brotherhood" features a visceral and reality-based story about the lives of prisoners and the criminal factions which rule their lives. Cristina (Naruna Costa) discovers that her brother Edson, who has been working in his acting career and recently played Carlos Marighella in the film "Marighella," has inherited a criminal family known as the PCC and the First Command of the Capital, who is strong in Sao Paulo.

Through the eyes of Cristina and Darlene (Hermila Guedes), Edson''s wife, Cristina faces various ethical dilemmas and has her loyalty tested by the police as well as by her brother and members of the Brotherhood.

Fun fact: The trailer for the film was shot in a deactivated section of a prison, but in the view of another section in full operation, prisoners ended up acting as extras and interagissent at a distance.

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Kissing Game (Boca a Boca) (2020-present)

Esmir Filho has been reimagined as "emir".

Michel Joelsas, Iza Moreira, Caio Horowicz, Bruno Garcia, Denise Fraga, and Luana Nastas star in cast.

A group and young people have fallen ill following a clandestine rave party in a fictional Brazilian town in the heart of a agribusiness, one of the country''s main export goods. To make matters worse, a mysterious sect also roams the outskirts of the city and is apparently involved in some way with the disease which is spread by kissing. It is impossible to escape the repercussions of the Covid-19 epidemic and the social problems it has uncovered.

In a series that enchants a lot of Battle Royale, but also addresses social issues and prejudices, the trio is formed by Chico (Michel Joelsas), Fran (Iza Moreira, and Alex. It''s also important to be aware of the six episodes of this paranoid and dystopian universe, which provides a major hook for the second season.

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