The award winning Brazilian horror feature Beyond the Grave (2010) is available for free on Hulu. The film collected 14 international awards plus selections for more than 80 film festivals around the globe, including Sitges Film Festival and Chicago Latino Film Festival. Written, produced and directed by Davi de Oliveira Pinheiro, Beyond the Grave (aka Porto dos Mortos) tells the surrealistic journey of an unnamed police officer (Rafael Tombini) through the empty highways of a post-apocalyptic world. The man seeks revenge against a magical serial killer known as the Dark Rider. Hulu Plus subscribers can watch it in HD and with no adds;
Beyond the Grave is the feature directorial debut of Pinheiro, whose background includes the production of documentary features and short films. The fantasy short The Soul Detective (2009), directed by Pinheiro and starred by American filmmaker David Lynch, is among his credits. Beyond the Grave was shot in the south of Brazil in 2008 on a self-financed budget of US$ 150K and gathered a crew of more than 100 professionals. The feature film debuted in 2010 and since then has gained its cult status among film festivals and Internet critics with its mixture of art-house horror, road movie and spaghetti western.