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Brazil’s tribes at the heart of NEW CAO HAMBURGER MOVIE

A narrative of vanquishment, repeated
João Miguel, Felipe Camargo and Caio Blat
Directed by Cao Hamburger

Claudio, Orlando and Leonardo Villas Boas are spirited young brothers in search of a path in life in 1943, during a period of historic industrial and agricultural growth in newly-democratic Brazil. They sign up to travel to the Xingu region of the Amazon to help build a landing strip near indigenous lands. But in order to do this, they must gain the natives' trust. Xingu, based on true events, ... more >