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1984 Rated NR 1hr 54m

Carlos Diegues directs this historical drama tracing the origins of Quilombo de Palmares, a 17th century settlement of escaped slaves in northeast Brazil. The year is 1650, and plantation slaves have revolted and fled for the mountains, where one of them, Ganga Zumba, is named king. For years, Zumba's warriors hold off Portuguese raiders, but when the enemy imports a ruthless captain to lead an assault on the colony, will Palmares remain free?

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.