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Ex-Pajé (2018)

Ever since their first contact with the Western world in 1969 the Paiter Suruí, an indigenous people living in the Amazon basin, have been exposed to sweeping social changes. Smartphones, ... See full summary »

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Luiz Bolognesi

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Luiz Bolognesi (concept)
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Ever since their first contact with the Western world in 1969 the Paiter Suruí, an indigenous people living in the Amazon basin, have been exposed to sweeping social changes. Smartphones, gas, electricity, medicines, weapons and social media have now replaced their traditional way of life. Illness is a risk for a community increasingly unable to isolate itself from the modernization brought by white people or the power of the church. Ethnocide threatens to destroy their soul. With dogged persistence, Perpera, a former shaman, is searching for a way to restore the old vitality to his village.

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Tupi | Portuguese

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17 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Ex Shaman See more »

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Buriti Filmes, Gullane See more »
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