Quilombo
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCarlos Diegues
Written byCarlos Diegues
João Felicio dos Santos
Décio Freitas
Produced byAugusto Arraes
StarringAntônio Pompêo
Zezé Motta
Tony Tornado
Vera Fischer
CinematographyLauro Escorel
Edited byMair Tavares
Music byGilberto Gil
Production
companies
CDK Produções
Embrafilme
Gaumont
Distributed byEmbrafilme
Release date
  • June 7, 1984 (1984-06-07)[1]
Running time
119 minutes
CountryBrazil
LanguagePortuguese

Quilombo is a 1984 Brazilian drama film directed by Carlos Diegues. It was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.[2] The film is based on the history of the Quilombo dos Palmares, a community of escaped slaves that numbered in the thousands during the 17th century in north-eastern Brazil.[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Quilombo" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved April 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Quilombo". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-06-23.