A scene from Brazil’s recent past that resonates as a chilling and heartbreaking warning to the rest of today’s world – including Trumpian America – repeats The Age of Democracy political turmoil. The reason for this was the impeachment of the elected Chief Minister Mamma Rousseff on corruption charges. Corruption)) Former President Luiz Inkyo Lula da Saas Lava, and the rise of new President Jair Bolsonaro and his right-wing administration.
A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis – a personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history.
The Age of Democracy was released on June 19, 2019.
Petra Costa’s torture and timely Netflix documentary shows a country divided between citizens in favor of staying on a thirty-year democratic course, and those eager to return to dictatorial extremism.
Costa’s ties to her motherland’s bifurcated history (through her revolutionary parents and wealthy grandparents) provide additional solicitation for her survey of this trivial phase of disintegration, including corporate greed and power law. – or is more influential than the rule of the willful people. The only ones who do not see this as a cautionary tale are those who refuse to see.
The complex past of his own family, in conjunction with the accounts of filmmaker Petra Costa (LEANA) with unprecedented reach including former presidents and current leaders, including Prema Rousseff and Lula da Silva, his rise and fall Is a witness to and what has happened.