R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme â A thrilling action movie based on real events
R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme is a 2009 Brazilian action movie directed by Elias Junior and starring Caio Junqueira, AndrÃ Ramiro, and Gabriel Braga Nunes. The movie is based on the real-life operations of the ROTA (Rondas Ostensivas Tobias de Aguiar), an elite unit of the SÃo Paulo Military Police that fights against crime and corruption in the city.
The movie follows the lives of three ROTA officers: Captain Douglas (Junqueira), Lieutenant Camilo (Ramiro), and Sergeant Gomes (Nunes), who face daily challenges and dangers in their mission to uphold the law and protect the citizens. The movie also shows the personal struggles of the officers, who have to deal with family issues, ethical dilemmas, and internal conflicts within the police force.
R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme is a realistic and gritty portrayal of the urban violence and social problems that affect Brazil's largest metropolis. The movie does not shy away from showing the brutality and corruption that plague both sides of the law, as well as the moral ambiguity and complexity of the situations that the ROTA officers encounter. The movie also features impressive action scenes, such as shootouts, car chases, and explosions, that keep the audience on the edge of their seats.
R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme is a must-watch for fans of action movies and Brazilian cinema. The movie is available on DVD with Portuguese audio and subtitles.
R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme is inspired by the book ROTA 66: A HistÃria da PolÃcia que Mata (ROTA 66: The Story of the Police that Kills), written by journalist Caco Barcellos and published in 1992. The book is a journalistic investigation of the ROTA's history and actions, exposing the cases of extrajudicial killings, torture, and human rights violations committed by the unit. The book caused controversy and criticism from the police and the government, but also received praise and recognition from the public and the media.
The movie was also influenced by the 2006 documentary ROTA Comando: A Lei do Crime (ROTA Command: The Law of Crime), directed by Elias Junior himself. The documentary features interviews with former and current ROTA officers, as well as criminals, victims, and witnesses of the ROTA's operations. The documentary shows the reality and the challenges faced by the ROTA in their fight against crime and terrorism in SÃo Paulo.
R.O.T.A Comando: O Filme was a commercial and critical success in Brazil, earning more than 2 million reais at the box office and receiving positive reviews from critics and audiences. The movie was praised for its realism, action, and performances, especially from Caio Junqueira, who won the Best Actor award at the 2009 Brazilian Film Festival of Miami. The movie was also nominated for several awards at the 2010 Grande PrÃªmio do Cinema Brasileiro (Brazilian Cinema Grand Prize), including Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Sound. ec8f644aee