WHO’S IN IT?
Sônia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Udo Kier (Suspiria), Bárbara Colen (Aquarius), Thomas Aquino (Futuro Beach), Silvero Pereira (Bald Mountain), Thardelly Lima (Divine Love), Rubens Santos (Superpina), Wilson Rabelo (Angels of the Sun), Carlos Francisco (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes), Luciana Souza (Reaching For The Moon), Karine Teles (The Second Mother), Julia Marie Peterson (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Juliano Dornelles (O Ateliê da Rua do Brum) and Kleber Mendonça Filho (Aquarius), directors, writers; Saïd Ben Saïd (Elle) and Michel Merkt (The Sisters Brothers), producers; Mateus Alves (Amores de Chumbo) and Tomaz Alves Souza (Amigos de Risco), composers; Pedro Sotero (Neighbouring Sounds), cinematographer; Eduardo Serrano (August Winds), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the near-future, Teresa (Colen) arrives in her home village of Bacurau for the funeral of her grandmother. However, she discovers that the town has been left in dire conditions, and experiences a series of events that mobilise the citizens to action…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Both a sharp dystopian satire and a thoughtful commentary on government neglect of communities, Bacurau pulls out all the stops in shocking, and even unexpected, ways.