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Captains of the Sand / Capitaes da Areia
Brazil, 2011, 96 min.
Directors: Cecília Amado, Guy Gonzalvez
Portuguese with subtitles
Based on a novel set in the 1950’s by Jorge Amado, this beautiful film follows the dreams and adventures of a gang of street kids who are abandoned by all. They survive together based on brotherhood. In their boys-only gang, they discover love when a young orphan girl joins them. We witness them dream, discover sex, and live hell for freedom.