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In the '40s back country of Brazil, ranch hand Manoel (Geraldo Del Rey) and his wife Rosa (Yoná Magalhaes) go on the run after Manoel's back pay dispute with his boss turns fatal. As they fall in by turns with packs of cultists and bandits, their steps are dogged by the same mercenary (Maurício do Valle) sent by the religious and political establishments to deal with their new protectors. Director Glauber Rocha's stunning social drama co-stars Othon Bastos. 120 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Portuguese; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes. In Portuguese with English subtitles.