Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. Read More »
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Macunaíma / Macunaima (1969) Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Grande Otelo, Paulo José, Jardel Filho, Fantasy, Comedy
Our story begins with Macunaima’s miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown, he discovers his life’s purpose which leads him and his family/followers on a journey to the Big City. On the way, more miracles occur, but Macunaima still has the heart and mind of a child. In the Big City, he is co-opted by terrorists who enlist him in their revolutionary schemes. In the Big City he learns that nuts are not always food and other hilarious lessons of life.
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