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Behind the Sun (Abril Despedaçado) (2001)

Behind the Sun
7.8 Rating
(125 ratings)
7.7 IMDB rating

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José Dumont

José Dumont

Father
Everaldo Pontes

Everaldo Pontes

Old Blind Man


Written by (View all)
Karim Ainouz

Karim Ainouz

screenplay


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A good movie

2 years, 4 months ago at Mar 15 22:02
Honestly, I have never heard of this movie before but since it was directed by Walter Salles, I still wanted to check it out. Indeed, since his international breakthrough with 'Central do Brasil', I have tried to watch his other movies even though it has been many years since I have seen one of those. Anyway, I thought it was a pretty good drama but also a really weird flick. It is not really a mi... read more
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Description: The Brazilian badlands, April 1910. Tonho is ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother. The young man knows that if he commits this crime, his life will be divided in two: the 20 years he has already lived and the few days he has left to live, before the other family avenges their son's death. He is torn between f ... (more)
Release date: 28 February 2002
UPC: 786936185430
Drama (6), Brazil (5), 2000s (5), Brazilian (4), Revenge (3), 2001 (3), Crime (2), Based On Novel (2), (2), BR (1), Nacional (1), Brasil (1), {drama 28} (1), Portugese (1), Foreign (1), Not Foreign (1)
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“Honestly, I have never heard of this movie before but since it was directed by Walter Salles, I still wanted to check it out. Indeed, since his international breakthrough with 'Central do Brasil', I have tried to watch his other movies even though it has been many years since I have seen one of those. Anyway, I thought it was a pretty good drama but also a really weird flick. It is not really a mind-f*ck at all but the whole plot is based on some really bizarre family tradition which involves some endless revenge. I thought it was so weird that it was actually rather distracting. I mean, during the whole thing I couldn't help thinking 'Did something like this really happened in Brazil back in those days or was it pure fiction?'. It was kind of fascinating but also rather distracting at the” read more

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