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Antonio das Mortes

O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro

Directed by Glauber Rocha
Brazil, France, 1969
Western, 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 (Joffre Soares) hires Antonio to wipe out his old nemesis.

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Antonio das Mortes Directed by Glauber Rocha

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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
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