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
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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
[on the news stories about Mendes campaigns around the world to save the forests
Chico, please. Do you really think this is in good taste? To embarrass your countrymen and your government in the eyes of the world?
[opening an envelope and putting on a table the bullets that killed Jair
Is it in good taste to put nine bullets in a man's body?
Referenced in Rubber Jungle