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Hill of Pleasures

feature film | 2013

In 2011, law and order was restored by military operation in the Hill of Pleasures slum in Rio de Janeiro. The Police Pacification Unit became the tool of Brazil’s new policy of conquering citizenship. So how do inhabitants and occupants of the Hill assess their new situation? 

Brazil, Netherland, 2013, 95’, DCP

Director and Screenwriter Maria Augusta Ramos
Producers Janneke Doolaard
Maria Augusta Ramos
Executive Producers Daniela Santos
Eduardo Ades
Maria Augusta Ramos
Sylvia Baan
Line Producers Daniela Santos
Eduardo Ades
Cinematographers Guy Gonçalves
Leo Bittencourt
Sound Department Felippe Schultz Mussel
Assistant Director and Research Leo Bittencourt
Editor Karen Akerman


Production Company Key Docs
Nofoco Filmes
Associate Producer Imagem-Tempo


Festivals Rotterdam 2013
Hot Docs 2013
Visions du Réel 2013
Festival de Brasília
Awards Festival de Brasília: Director, Cinematography, Sound