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Antonio Das Mortes

Jun 12 | Wed | 8:10 pm | $9 and up
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(1969, Glauber Rocha) In the Sertão of Northeast Brazil, Das Mortes, the jagunço (mercenary) first seen in Rocha's Black God, White Devil, returns 30 years later to take on "the last cangaceiro (outlaw)," before realizing his fight is elsewhere. "A peculiar amalgamation of history and legend, epic and lyric" (Micheal Chanan), with Brazil's two most famous uprisings–– Palmares and Canudos ––as background. In Portuguese, with English subtitles. 16mm print courtesy BFI. Approx. 96 min.

Venue: Film Forum

209 West Houston St. Map