Revolves around the love between an immortal hero and Janaína, the woman he has been in love with for 600 years, through Brazil's colonization, slavery, military regime and the future, in 2096, in the midst of wars for water.
In 1566, in Guanabara, the Tupinambá warrior Abeguar is in love with Janaína. When a jaguar attacks Abeguar and Janaína, he jumps off a cliff with her and he flies. The shaman advises Abeguar that he was the chosen one by the god Munhã to lead his tribe and fight against the evil Anhangá. When the tribe leader Piatã joins the French in the fight against the Portuguese, the entire Tupinambás are slaughtered and Abeguar turns into a bird that flies for more than two hundred years to find Janaina. In 1825, the warrior is Manuel Balaio that lives with Janaína and their two daughters in Maranhão. When one of his daughters is raped by the abusive police commander, Balaio leads the oppressed locals against the police and they take down the Caxias city. The government sends Duque de Caxias and his troops that vanquish the rebels and Balaio turns into a bird again that flies for more than one hundred and forty years to find Janaína again. In 1968, in Rio, the warrior is Cau, but Janaína is a ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Now this animated movie is more than complex. And I'm not talking only about the different time lines this has. Obviously one of the things this is trying to convey, is that you can't leave the past just laying there. Forgetting about it, just is not an option. If you believe the movie, there is always a connection. A weird one, but there is one and I'm sure many believe that too.
Even if you don't believe it, the visual style will grab your attention. It might wear off though after a while and might not keep you hooked until the end. Whatever the case, you have to like your movies to be a bit different and have a science fiction touch to them. If that is the case you will really like it ... if not, even the 6 I gave it, will sound too much in your eyes ...
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