In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenches and their enemies are the Tupiniquins, friends of the Portugueses. A Frenchman (Arduíno Colassanti) is captured by the ... See full summary »
Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol), and takes place 29 years after Antonio ... See full summary »
Maurício do Valle,
Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens... See full summary »
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Luís Alberto Pereira
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In 1594 in Brazil, the Tupinambás Indians are friends of the Frenches and their enemies are the Tupiniquins, friends of the Portugueses. A Frenchman (Arduíno Colassanti) is captured by the Tupinambás, and in spite of his trial to convince them that he is French, they believe he is Portuguese. The Frenchman becomes their slave, and maritally lives with Seboipepe (Ana Maria Magalhães). *Contains Spoilers* Later, he uses powder in the cannons that the Portuguese left behind to defeat the Tupiniquins in a battle. In order to celebrate the victory, the Indians decide to eat him. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Low-budget film about a Frenchman enslaved by Indians in 16th century Brazil. So low-budget that no costumes are used - the performers are naked...OK supposedly that's not due to the budget but for authenticity. The men are seen in all their natural glory while the women wear G-strings. The nudity is rather distracting, specially while trying to read the subtitles. The film does not have much of a plot. It just wanders aimlessly and seems to go on far longer than its 84 min length. Magalhaes is attractive as the tribeswoman who becomes the "wife" of the Frenchman. There's a lot of violence. Given the title, the fate of the naked French guy is never in doubt.
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