Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism. The movie follows Antonio as he witnesses the descent of common rural worker Manuel into a life of crime, joining the gang of Antonio's sworn enemy, Corisco the Blond Devil (Othon Bastos), and the Pedra Bonita Massacre. Written by
Cristian Redferne <Harlock@prodigy.com>
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Official submission of Brazil to the 1965's Oscars in the best foreign language film category. See more
Here's my rifle to save the poor from starving.
Referenced in The Battle of Canudos
Antônio das Mortes
Written by Glauber Rocha
& Sérgio Ricardo See more