Bacurau

Bacurau
  • 2019
  • Brazil / France
  • 2h 11min
  • Directed by: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Cast: Barbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira
  • Language: Portuguese, English

When Teresa (Colen) returns to her home village of Bacurau in the Brazilian outback, for her grandmother’s funeral, weird things start to happen. Sometimes elusive but nevertheless astonishing, with simmering frustrations boiling over into violence, it’s a stylish and confident indictment of the injustices running rife in Brazil and the world at large.

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