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Xingu

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Xingu is a story about three brothers who embark on a mission through Brazil. They begin with the crossing of the Mortes River and along the way become involved with protecting Indians and eventually take over as expedition leaders. This film depicts their struggles they faced, leading up to the creation of Xingu National Park.

  • DirectorCao Hamburger
  • Runtime: 1 hr 42 min
  • StudioGlobo Filmes
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Xingu

New York Times
Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

In all, "Xingu" is a fitting tribute to the Villas Bôas vision.

Village Voice
Chris Packham
Village Voice

We know how this story plays out wherever it happens, and halfway through, the film switches from Dances With Capybaras to an Exodus tale ...

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Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Ignore the jaded Village Voice critic. This is a compelling story about the key question of our age: the right of indigenous peoples to live in peace and freedom.

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'Xingu' Depicts How a National Park in Brazil Came to Be - New York Times


New York Times

'Xingu' Depicts How a National Park in Brazil Came to Be
New York Times
The brothers eventually win the creation, in 1961, of the Xingu National Park, a preserve larger than Maryland. The film makes clear that not everyone agrees with the Xingu approach, that one answer does not fit all. But as natives maintain traditional ...

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SIFF 2012 Reviews: Xingu and The Art of Love - Movie City News


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SIFF 2012 Reviews: Xingu and The Art of Love
Movie City News
The film tells the tale of the Villas-Bôas brothers, Orlando, Claudio and Leonardo, who started out leading the charge of colonization across central Brazil, but fell in love with the diversity and richness of the Indian tribes they found there and ...

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