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John, the Knife and the River (1972)
"João en het mes" (original title)

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An older man consumed by jealousy over his much younger wife decides to venture into the jungle in search of riches without her. When he returns 4 years later, he finds that his mistrust in her may have been well-founded.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Joffre Soares ...
João
Ana Maria Miranda ...
Maria
Joao-Augusto Azevedo ...
Judge
Douglas Santos ...
Zeferino
João Batista ...
Deodato
Áurea Campos ...
Dona Ana (as Aurea Souza Campos)
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An older man consumed by jealousy over his much younger wife decides to venture into the jungle in search of riches without her. When he returns 4 years later, he finds that his mistrust in her may have been well-founded.

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based on novel

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Crime | Drama

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5 October 1972 (Netherlands)  »

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NLG 650,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Official submission of Brazil to the 1966's Oscars in the best foreign language film category. As of 2013, Brazil's only submitted film directed by a non-Brazilian director. See more »

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