Brazilian Western (Faroeste Caboclo) 2013
An adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo, a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics. Focusing on the love story of outlaw João do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lúcia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s. In a clash of interest, drug dealers and the police conflict with one another,while the end of the military dictatorship in the Capital of Brazil, Brasilia takes place. The wanderings and tedium of a young rocker, who lived in a city still being built, are the backdrop for this story.
7 wins & 6 nominations.
1h 48min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Stars: Fabrício Boliveira, Isis Valverde, Felipe Abib
Director: René Sampaio
Rating: Not Rated