Avaete, Seed of Revenge
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Film poster
Directed byZelito Viana
Written byJosé Joffily
Zelito Viana
Produced byZelito Viana
StarringHugo Carvana
Renata Sorrah
CinematographyEdgar Moura
Edited byGilberto Santeiro
Music byEgberto Gismonti
Mapa Filmes
Distributed byEmbrafilme
Release dates
  • July 1985 (1985-07) (MIFF)[1]
  • 26 August 1985 (1985-08-26)[2]
Running time
110 minutes

Avaete, Seed of Revenge (Portuguese: Avaeté: Semente da Vingança) is a 1985 Brazilian drama film directed by Zelito Viana. Based on the massacre of Cinta Larga people in the region of Fontanillas (now Juína, Mato Grosso), it was shot along the Juruena River, Mato Grosso, as well as on locations in São Paulo and Brasília.[2] It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize.[1]



  1. ^ a b "14th Moscow International Film Festival (1985)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Avaeté: Semente da Vingança" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Archived from the original on 11 September 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.