After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.
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Bárbara Colen Bárbara Colen ... Teresa
Thomas Aquino ... Pacote / Acácio
Silvero Pereira Silvero Pereira ... Lunga
Thardelly Lima Thardelly Lima ... Tony Jr.
Rubens Santos Rubens Santos ... Erivaldo
Wilson Rabelo Wilson Rabelo ... Plinio
Carlos Francisco Carlos Francisco ... Damiano
Luciana Souza Luciana Souza ... Isa
Karine Teles ... Forasteira
Antonio Saboia Antonio Saboia ... Forasteiro
Sônia Braga ... Domingas (as Sonia Braga)
Udo Kier ... Michael
Buda Lira Buda Lira ... Claudio
Clebia Sousa ... Angela
Danny Barbosa Danny Barbosa ... Darlene
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Bacurau, a small settlement in Brazil's remote backcountry, is shaken by the death of its elderly matriarch. But something strange is happening in the village, and there's little time for mourning. The water supply has been cut off, animals are stampeding through the streets, and empty coffins are turning up on the roadside. One morning, the villagers wake up to find their home has disappeared from satellite maps completely. Under threat from an unknown enemy, Bacurau braces itself for a bloody, brutal fight for survival.

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The film figured at Barack Obama's list of favorite movies and TV shows of 2020. See more »

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The water truck was shot up on the way to the village but a closeup shows rust seeping from the bullet holes, indicating that they've been in place for some time. See more »

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On A Signpost: Bacurau: If you go, go in peace.
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Night
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Good from beginning to end
16 May 2019 | by tchelo98See all my reviews

This movie gets you going in a way that maybe you weren't expecting from an action thriller and shows genuine characters that you come to care about really early. It also introduces you to a place that's rough and angry and you realize that there's a perfect symbiosis with this rugged land and with its people. The problems they suffer on a daily basis ( lack of water, food, unwilling and corrupted government officials ), make them to the eye of certain people and corporations as second class citizens and maybe PREY!!!


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Country:

Brazil | France

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

19 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bacurau See more »

Filming Locations:

Sertão, Brazil See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,691, 8 March 2020

Gross USA:

$58,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,541,476
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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