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Black God, White Devil
(Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol)

by Glauber ROCHA

Le Dieu noir et le diable blond

Manuel, a herdsman, and his wife Rosa are on the run because ofa bloody conflict with their “coronel”. The couple joins mystics gathered around Sebastião, a black man who predicts the coming of an apocalyptic upheaval which will turn the Sertão into the sea and the sea into the Sertão. Ignored by Manuel, Rosa’s eagerness brings about a violent break-up with the messianic preacher. As they keep travelling, the couple meet the survivors of the gang of cangaceiros led by Lampião. His lieutenant, Corisco, wants to raze Sertão to the ground. He is chased by Antonio das Mortes, the fazendeiros’ henchman fulI of the importance of his murderous fate. The conclusion, announced by a blindman and sung by the chorus, shows Manuel that the earth belongs neither to God nor to the Devil.

  • Titre français
    Le Dieu noir et le diable blond
  • Original title
    Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol
  • Titre international
    Black God, White Devil
  • Scénario
    Glauber ROCHA, Walter LIMA Jr, Paulo Gil SOARES
  • Photo
    Waldemar LIMA
  • Montage
    Glauber ROCHA, Rafaël Justo VALVERDE
  • Musique
    Villa-Lobos, Sérgio RICARDO, Glauber ROCHA
  • Interprétation
    Geraldo DEL REY, Yoná MAGALHÃES, Mauricio DO VALLE, Othon BASTOS, Lidio SILVA, Sonia DOS HUMILDES, Marrom, Antonio PINDO, João GAMA, Milton Rosa, Roque
  • Production
    Copacabana Filmes
  • Décors
    Paulo Gil Soares
  • Distribution
  • Sous-titrage

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