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The Burning Season (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  17 September 1994 (USA)
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Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ... See full summary »

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Alfredo Sezero
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Ilzamar (as Kamela Dawson)
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Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ranch land. The rich and the powerful will stop at nothing, and frequently resort to murder. Written by Rob Hartill

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Amazónia a Ferro e Fogo  »

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During the scene of Wilson Pinheiro's execution, the characters are watching a well-known moment from the TV series Vale Tudo. This wouldn't be possible since this series would only be released in 1988 while Pinheiro was killed in 1980. See more »

Quotes

Chico Mendes: I want to live. I want to live.
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Referenced in Rubber Jungle (1994) See more »

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A good film cheapened by nudity
24 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

While the acting and cinematography were very good, I feel the quality of this movie was much diminished by a completely gratuitous sex scene. I would warn environmental educators or student activists against showing this movie, for there is full frontal nudity that adds absolutely nothing to the plot or character development. The director should be faulted, I believe, for deciding to include this scene, but otherwise the cast and story were engaging and well done. In short, be advised that its "not rated" rating doesn't begin to address the almost pornographic nudity--but still see this movie to learn more about an important environmental activist.


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