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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

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Show of the week: Xingu - TBI Vision


TBI Vision

Show of the week: Xingu
TBI Vision
“The miniseries is an extended version of the movie Xingu, edited especially for television,” says Raphael Corrêa Netto, Globo's executive director of international business. “Doing the movie and series in a single project is an action that has been ...

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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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Despite Epic Ambitions, Xingu is Flattened by 2D White Saviors - Village Voice


Village Voice

Despite Epic Ambitions, Xingu is Flattened by 2D White Saviors
Village Voice
Claudio thinks he can act as a buffer between the Brazilian government and the Indians, appeasing the capitol while providing for the Xingu people. But we know how this story plays out wherever it happens, and halfway through, the film switches from ...

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


Movie City News

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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Berlin 2012: 'Xingu' review - Cine-Vue


Berlin 2012: 'Xingu' review
Cine-Vue
With a producer credit for City of God (2002) director Fernando Meirelles, a recognisable cast of Brazilian stars (including Maria Flor, last seen in Meirelles' truly awful London Film Festival-opening flop 360 [2011]), and the stunning Xingu National ...

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