The Edge of Democracy, Dir. Petra Costa, Brazil 2019, 113 min., Portuguese with English subtitles
I fear our democracy was nothing but a short-lived dream.
– Petra Costa
A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis, this expansive documentary maps the explosion of corruption and far-right politics in Brazil. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present – including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva – with accounts of her own family’s complex political and industrial past, filmmaker Petra Costa considers the nation’s immense political polarisation.
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