UPDATE: Manda Bala is a superbly-composed and riveting look at kidnapping and corruption in Brazil. It made its theatrical debut on Friday, August 17 at the Angelika Film Center in New York, with nationwide releases leading through November.
UPDATE: A limited release of MANDA BALA debuted in theatres this past summer. With limited theatrical debuts in New York and Los Angeles in April and May, respectively, ZOO has stirred up quite a bit of talk. “ZOO is a cool sensibility married to a hot topic, a poetic film about a forbidden, unsettling subject.” – Kenneth Turan (Los Angeles Times)