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Bacurau (2019)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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 ... Forasteiro
Sônia Braga ... Domingas (as Sonia Braga)
Udo Kier ... Michael
Buda Lira Buda Lira ... Claudio
Clebia Sousa 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 idea for the project is dated for about ten years before its release date, although its script only went to its final stages three years prior to the release. See more »

Goofs

The character Domingas says "American music" when the song "True" by Spandau Ballet plays in the background. Spandau Ballet are in fact from London, England. See more »

Quotes

Domingas: Brasol IV is a mood inhibitor presented as a powerful painkiller. It's a drug taken by millions of people all over Brazil. Don't ask me why, but suppository is the most popular form of administration. It's bad for you, addictive, and it dulls your wits.
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True
Written by Gary Kemp
Performed by Spandau Ballet
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Great horror movie, but is not only a horror movie
31 October 2019 | by adecioSee all my reviews

From all the genres that could be present in Bacurau, I think that I mostly like is the suspense. I was more afraid here than in most horror titles had released recently. I was petrified seeing that kids playing with that flashlight. Is it a fact that Kleber Mendonça Filho is definitely a great a director-cinephile, who kind have a lot of things to tell. In addition, I loved the little town, because reminded me the special place where I was born, in Apuiarés (Ceará, Brazil).


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Country:

Brazil | France

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

19 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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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:

$3,428,715
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

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2.39 : 1
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