Rocha's first film, a denunciation of exploitation and the superstition that helps maintain it; an exploration of 'macumba', the mixture of Christianity and African tribal religion whose superstition aids the successful subjugation and exploitation of the fishermen in the Bahia province.

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Duration: 70 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Glauber Rocha
Screenwriter: Glauber Rocha, José Telles de Magalhaes, Luis Paulino Dos Santos
Cast: Antonio Sampaio
Luiza Maranhão
Aldo Teixeira
Lucy Carvalho
Lidio Silva
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