About

Cowherd Manoel and his wife are on the run in the drought-plagued and violent Brazilian badlands of 1940 after he kills a rich grazier. Moving credulously from one allegiance to another, they finally learn that the land belongs neither to God nor the Devil, but to the people.

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Directed by

Glauber Rocha

Written by

Glauber Rocha (Writer)
Paulo Gil Soares (Writer)
Walter Lima Jr. (Writer)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

Brazil

Language

Portuguese

Tagline

Can justice be made without the shedding of blood?

Cast

Keywords

classic cinema novo

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