Black God, White Devil

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Black God, White Devil ★★ Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol 1964

Another Brazilan socio-political commentary by Rocha, an oft-incendiary filmmaker whose left-leaning works are steeped in mysticism, obscure folklore, and powerful images. An impoverished man transforms from a religious zealot to a bandit, his tale underscored by conflict between poor masses and wealthy landowners. Portuguese with subtitles. 102m/C VHS . BR Yona Magalhaes, Geraldo Del Rey, Othon Bastos, Mauricio Do Valle, Lidio Silva; D: Glauce Rocha; W: Glauce Rocha; C: Waldemar Lima.