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Vidas Sêcas (1963)

Brazil 103m, B&W
Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos; Cast: Átila Iório, Orlando Macedo, Maria Ribeiro, Jofre Soares

Vidas SêcasBarren Lives is a drama about a poor migrant family who wander the inhospitable lands of northeast of Brazil, half-starving, looking for work. Finding refuge by working for a local cattle farmer for a season, they eventually must return to the road when a drought threatens the heard. A realistic story, Vidas Sêcas is a beautifully stark film that emphasizes the poverty and the harsh conditions that the family must endure in search for a better life (Klaus Ming March 2016).


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This entry was posted on 03/20/2016 by in 1001 List, 1960s, All and tagged .
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