The life of Brazilian policeman Mariel Mariscot, who belonged to the Police elite until being accused of corruption, and of being the leader of a group of policemen who killed outlaws ...
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The life of Brazilian policeman Mariel Mariscot, who belonged to the Police elite until being accused of corruption, and of being the leader of a group of policemen who killed outlaws without a proper judgement, the so called "Esquadrão da Morte" (Death Squad).Written by
One of the greatest Brazilian police films ever made
One of the greatest Brazilian police films ever made and a great classic of the Brazilian cinema. It's a true history about Rio de Janeiro of the 60's and 70's and the beginning of the Death Squad. It is the history of Mariel Moryscotte Araújo de Matos one of the most famous members of the group known as Scuderie Le Cocq. The film shows some of the most famous criminals killed by the death squad, all deaths well reported in the Brazilian press, and the personal life of Mariel in the high-society of Rio de Janeiro. Directed by Antônio Calmon, it is one of the best films of Jece Valadão, a great star of Brazilian national cinema.
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