Black God White Devil DVD

Black God White Devil DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  Widely considered to be the greatest Brazilian film of all time Black God White Devil (Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol) influenced such major filmmakers as Martin Scorsese and Sergio Leone and is Glauber Rocha&39;s finest and most moving work An epic and moving work Black God White Devil Set in the 1940s the picture follows Manuel who kills his employer after he tries to cheat him out of his wages From then on Manuel and his wife Rosa move around the country robbing and killing as they go listening to the words of religious mystics and self-proclaimed saints as try to find their place in a ruthless land of corruption anguish and violence What makes this film all the more remarkable is the fact that director Glauber Rocha was only 25 years old when he wrote and began filming this masterwork a film which cries out for man to determine his own path The picture was nominated for the 1964 Golden Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival and is considered to be a seminal piece of the Brazilian Cinema Novo movement Actors Geraldo Del Rey Yona Magalhaes Othon Bastos Maurício do Valle Lidio Silva Sonia Dos Humildes Joao Gama Antonio Pinto & Milton Rosa Director Glauber Rocha Certificate 18 years and over Year 1964 Languages Portugese Subtitles English Duration 2 hours (approx)
DVDB0085

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