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Brave New Land (Brava gente brasileira)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, War
Release Date:January 1, 2000
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Diogo Infante, Floriano Peixoto, Luciana Rigueira, Leonardo Villar, Buza Ferraz
Director:Lucia Murat
Writer:Lúcia Murat

Description: One explorer's discovery has tragic consequences in this drama from Brazil. Diogo (Diogo Infante) is a cartographer from Portugal stationed at the Coimbra Fort, a compound in the Mato Grosso regions of Brazil. Diogo has come to Brazil to search out previously unknown cities and draw maps of the area. His life takes an unexpected turn when he falls in love with Anote (Luciana Rigueuira), a beautiful young woman whose family rules a local tribe of Guaicuru Indians. When Anote becomes pregnant with Diogo's child, he earns the enmity of the Guaicuru people, leading them into a battle with the soldiers of Coimbra Fort, and leaving 54 of the Portuguese dead.~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide

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