A Brazilian film made in 1998 which is a road movie (like Thelma and Louise) concerning a boy's quest to find his father, aided by Brazil's most famous actress Fernanda Montenegro.

The boy is Josue (Jesus), his brothers are Isaiah and Moses. See a theme here? The movie shows the real Brazil of vigilante justice, organ harvesting from street kids, and the great poverty and religious fervor of the country. "I am a Franciscan from the bottom of my heart]" a peasant says to the statue of Jesus.

It was a very touching movie but Life is Beautiful won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 1999. Initially the IMDB voting was rigged so that this got an average rating of over 9.0 out of 10. Many thousands of votes had to be deleted.

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