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