Faroeste Caboclo


This movie talks about poor condition people living facing difficulties in their daily activities. Because of their condition they are always victim of dangers and injustice of the society. João do Santo Cristo was raised in the countryside of Bahia by his parents in a poor, small farm. His father was shot dead by a police officer as a punishment for harming the cop’s brother, who was himself hurting João earlier for trying to steal some candies. When João is older, his mother dies too and he decides to leave home for Brasília, to meet a relative he discovered by looking at some old pictures. Before leaving town, however, he executes his father’s killer, and is caught. After doing his time in prison, he is finally able to go to Brasília.

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