See Two Sides of Brazil

Brazilian productions, light and dark, debut this week on Netflix and Amazon Prime respectively.

Netflix’s Carnaval, debuting today, June 2, is a 94-minute comedy about a social media influencer (Giovana Cordeiro) who whisks her three BFFs off to a vacation in the seaside city of Salvador after a video of her boyfriend’s betrayal goes viral.

Amazon Prime’s Dom, debuting this Friday, June 4, is an eight-episode crime drama based on a true story about a father (Flavio Tolezani) and son (Gabriel Leone) on opposite sides of the drug wars in Rio de Janeiro. The father is a military intelligence agent and the son a wanted criminal.

Both Carnaval and Dom are in Portuguese, with English subtitles.

(Top image sources: IMDb, Netflix)

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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