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Bacurau (2019)

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Releases March 6, 2020
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

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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Storyline

Set in the near future, the film follows Teresa (Bárbara Colen), who comes home to Bacurau, a fictional village in Brazil's semi-arid sertão, to attend her grandmother's funeral. Upon her arrival, Teresa immediately observes signs that Bacurau is in dire straits. Basic amenities are in short supply, mobile-phone coverage is fading, clean water supply is dammed and the truck that brings potable water arrives riddled with bullet holes. It soon becomes apparent that the corrupt government has forsaken the village completely: not only has Bacurau been literally erased from the map, but its citizens are under attack. As the responsible close in, the villagers must prepare an organized resistance to avoid greater damage.

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Country:

Brazil | France

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bacurau See more »

Filming Locations:

Sertão, Brazil See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,309,501
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Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Flavio: A man is judged by the evil he does, not the good.
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Written by Caetano Veloso
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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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