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Behind the Sun (Abril Despedaçado) (2001)

Behind the Sun
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José Dumont José Dumont
Father
Rita Assemany Rita Assemany
Mother
Caio Junqueira Caio Junqueira
Inácio
Everaldo Pontes Everaldo Pontes
Old Blind Man


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Karim Ainouz Karim Ainouz
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A good movie

6 years, 5 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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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 fulfilling his ancestral duty and rebelling against it, urged by his younger brother Pacu. That's when a tiny traveling circus passes through the vast badlands where Tonho's family lives.
Release date: 28 February 2002
UPC: 786936185430
Tags: Drama (6), Brazil (5), 2000s (5), Brazilian (4), 2001 (3), Revenge (3), Based On Novel (2), (2), Crime (2), {drama 28} (1), Not Foreign (1), Brasil (1), BR (1), Portugese (1), Foreign (1), Nacional (1)
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