CANNES FESTIVAL – Panoramic “Bacurau,” a revenge Western with pointed anti-American sentiment

Once upon a time in the sertão

“Bacurau” has been one of the richest cinematic experiences I've seen in a while, producing enormous feeling. And while the writing is slightly disheveled, this panoramic film is brimming with imagery of folklore, capoeira, community life and historical legacy. It’s a celebration of Brazilian sertao (outback) living, told from the viewpoints of several different people but not without its acidic ... more >