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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 ...

Louis Proyect

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.