On April 22, 2013


Director: Glauber Rocha

Writers: Luiz Paulino Dos Santos, Glauber Rocha

Actors: Antonio Pitanga, Luiza Maranhão, Lucy de Carvalho

Production Co.: Iglu Filmes

Country: Brazil

Year: 1962

Language: Portuguese dialogue with optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.

Format: DVD


Summary: A study of mysticism among Black fishermen, the descendants of African slaves, who live in a Brazilian coastal village. Firmino, who had left for the city, returns to bring the villagers out of their superstitious past into a modern present.

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