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.

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Show of the week: Xingu - TBI Vision

June 26, 2014

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

March 11, 2014

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

June 6, 2012

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 Film Festival 2012: 'Xingu' - Cine-Vue

February 20, 2012

Berlin Film Festival 2012: 'Xingu'
Cine-Vue
Setting up base camp in the Panorama programme at this year's 62nd Berlinale, Cao Hamburger's Xingu (2012) is an extremely engrossing, well-executed and well-meaning dramatisation of the formation of Brazil's enormous Xingu National Park (referred to ...

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