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Lava Jato 

The family of federal delegate Marco Ruffo is being threatened after he tries to frame Roberto Ibrahim for money laundering.

Director:

José Padilha

Writer:

Gregory Snegoff (script adaptation)
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Selton Mello ... Marco Ruffo
Caroline Abras ... Verena Cardoni
Lee Taylor Lee Taylor ... Claudio Amadeu
Antonio Saboia ... Dimas
Esther Medeiros Esther Medeiros ... Beta 7 Anos
Suzana Ribeiro Suzana Ribeiro ... Regina
Enrique Diaz Enrique Diaz ... Roberto Ibrahim
Miguel Lunardi Miguel Lunardi ... Motta da Silveira
Otto Jr. ... Juiz Paulo Rigo
Bettina Druck Bettina Druck ... Filha Rigo
Giulio Lopes ... Roberval Bruno
Leonardo Garcia Leonardo Garcia ... Sebastião Barbosa Moreno da Silva
Raquel Rocha Raquel Rocha ... Stela Maris
Arthur Kohl Arthur Kohl ... João Higino
Eduardo Lago Eduardo Lago ... Antonio Mariano
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Federal agent Marco Ruffo investigated the financial transactions of the currency dealer Roberto Ibrahim and is convinced that there is a major corruption scheme going on. He intends to have Ibrahim arrested but soon will start struggling against Brazil's justice bureaucracy. Written by Gabriel Luigi

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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The show that all presidents, deputies, judges, and administratives were afraid of.
29 March 2018 | by juandiegoorcorreaSee all my reviews

True, Polemic, and the Sad Reality of America in 2018

Lava Jato was a scandal that shocked not only Brazil, but all countries from Latin America. The way Padilha portrays Petrobras and Odebrecht, and also the former Brazilian presidents, as well as other corrupt figures is somehow direct and amazing.

If you are a Central American, like me, or a South American you will know perfectly what this series is about, and what is the purpose of it. If you are not informed about Odebrecht or other corruption scandals, you could also enjoy it because the editing and the way it is told is truly engaging. However, I encourage the viewers to make research so you can fully understand how deep is the problem and how justice is a joke not only in Brazil, but in the rest of America and in the world.


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