Antonio of the Death 1969 by Glauber Rocha
AFG presents at the Club (AKUMB, 40 Tumanyan Str.)
October 3 – 31, 2017 Program
GLAUBER ROCHA: A Generation of Wild Dreams
The series is presented in association with the Brazilian Embassy in Yerevan.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 20:00
DRAGÃO DA MALDADE CONTRA O SANTO GUERREIRO (Antonio of the Death)
1969, Brazil, 100 min, Action / Crime / Drama, DVD
Director: Glauber Rocha
Stars: Maurício do Valle, Odete Lara, Othon Bastos
Antonio of the Death is a "cangaceiros" killer. Cangaceiro is the local name for a popular leader. Antonio is hired to kill the one who seems to be the last one in the Pirahna's Valley. This man is being followed by a strange woman who is considered a Saint. Once Antonio has killed the Cangaceiro, he changes his way of thinking when listening to the Saint's words.
* Programs are free of charge, but seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
* Films are screened in original language with English subtitles.
* DVDs for the program are from Khachatur Aloyan’s private collection (USA).