A masked vigilante arises to attack the impunity that allows politicians and contractor owners to enrich at the expense of the misery and the work of the Brazilian population. The story of the man behind the disguise of "Awakener" involves a personal journey of revenge in which a former military man who loses everything decides to take justice with his own hands.Written by
The Awakener is a Brazilian movie about a special agent that goes rogue after his daughter dies because of Brazil's poor public health care system; so he starts doing justice with his own hands towards those he deems responsible for his and all Brazilians' suffering. It's based on a Brazilian comic book with the same name.
Its "The Punisher"-ish elements can be seen throughout the movie; the main character is full of sorrow and crazy about revenge, so mad that he starts crossing the line of what's even right to do. He blames the system and he wants to shut it down.
It's good entertainment. Take it as Brazilian's antihero plot approach. Although, it kinda suffers from some Brazilian robotic acting. Sometimes, some swearing seems unnatural, specially when they are saying the words way too well, as if they are reading a formal book; but that doesn't happen too often.
Overall, a good underground antihero. soon to be forgotten.
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