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Runtime: 116 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles
Director: Carlos Diegues
Genres: Drama, History, Black History Month
Distributor: ArtMattan Productions


In 1650, a group of Brazilian slaves revolt and escape from their sugar plantation to the depths of the jungle, where they join other runaways to carve out a place to live.

"Deserves special mention for having created a very particular, original world." -Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times