For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
366 Ratings

Antônio das Mortes

Directed by Glauber Rocha
Brazil, France, 1969
History, Drama


Mauricio do Valle reprises his role as Antonio das Mortes, the troubled hitman from Black God, White Devil. A new incarnation of Cangaceiro bandits, led by Coirana (Loirival Pariz), has risen in the sertão. A blind landowner, Coronel Horácio (Joffre Soares) hires Antonio to wipe out his old nemesis.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Antônio das Mortes Directed by Glauber Rocha

Critics reviews

In his 1969 feature “Antonio das Mortes,” the Brazilian director Glauber Rocha grafted his country’s grim and bloody history onto visions of its ongoing military dictatorship to make a political film of grand ferocity and turbulent sophistication.
October 14, 2015
Read full article

What are people saying?

Related films