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The Mechanism 

O Mecanismo (original title)
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Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.

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José Padilha
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Caroline Abras ...  Verena Cardoni 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Selton Mello ...  Marco Ruffo 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Enrique Diaz Enrique Diaz ...  Roberto Ibrahim 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Jonathan Haagensen ...  Vander Santana / ... 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Otto Jr. ...  Juiz Paulo Rigo 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Antonio Saboia ...  Dimas 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Lee Taylor Lee Taylor ...  Claudio Amadeu 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Osvaldo Mil Osvaldo Mil ...  Luis Carlos Guilhome 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Suzana Ribeiro Suzana Ribeiro ...  Regina 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Giulio Lopes ...  Roberval Bruno 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Alessandra Colassanti Alessandra Colassanti ...  Wilma Kitano 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Arthur Kohl Arthur Kohl ...  João Higino 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Sura Berditchevsky ...  Janete Ruscov 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Karla Tenório Karla Tenório ...  Renata 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Tonio Carvalho Tonio Carvalho ...  Samuel Themes 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Emílio Orciollo Netto Emílio Orciollo Netto ...  Ricardo Brecht 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Leonardo Medeiros ...  João Pedro Rangel 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Carlos Meceni Carlos Meceni ...  Tom Carvalho 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Léo Rosa Léo Rosa ...  Flávio 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Sean Burgos ...  Roberto Ibrahim 8 episodes, 2018
Vinicius Zinn ...  Vander 8 episodes, 2018
Raquel Rocha Raquel Rocha ...  Stela Maris 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Jayme Periard ...  Dudinha Souza 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Michel Bercovitch Michel Bercovitch ...  Lucio Lemes 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Cristina Flores Cristina Flores ...  Vanessa Rigo 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Aryè Campos ...  Vanessa Rigo 7 episodes, 2018-2019
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Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dobrze naoliwiona maszyna See more »

Filming Locations:

Sao Paulo São Paulo Brazil See more »

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Zazen Produções See more »
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Trivia

On June 2019, news publication The Intercept began reporting a series of exposés about unethical and corrupt behavior by then-Judge Sergio Moro, now the powerful justice minister for Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro. A headline from a July op-ed in the New York Times reads "the leaks reveal an immoral judge, who teamed up with electorally-motivated prosecutors, in order to arrest and convict individuals that they already considered guilty. Their only question was how best to do it." Series creator José Padilha stated his vision on the whole operation changed and had he known this he would have portrayed the character Paulo Rigo (Otto Jr) very differently. See more »

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Absolutely fantastic!
26 March 2018 | by weber-46396See all my reviews

This is such a quality production. Its cinema quality in every aspect. I've seen six episodes so far but if this show keep this up I give it an even higher grade. Netflix is now really starting to compete with HBO and this is much better than Netflix anchor House of Cards for example. This is a very classy production. Everything from the detective who is the narrative voice to the quality of the camera work. The actors are spot on and the scenes are amazing. Good job!


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