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Besouro

Besouro

Directors: João Daniel Tikhomiroff
Brazil
Portuguese with subtitles
95 min. min
World Cinema
Cinema of the Americas

Synopsis:
In 1920s Brazil, the black slaves suffer under the heel of their oppressors, who forbid them even from engaging in their cultural practices, such as the traditional martial art of capoeira. When the leader of the slave resistance movement is assassinated, his protégé Besouro must take up his mantle. Using his mastery of capoeira and the supernatural abilities given to him by ancient African deities, Besouro becomes an untouchable mystic, freedom fighter, and symbol of revolt.

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