La terra degli uomini

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Terra degli Uomini - Lorenzo Jovanotti (street video n325)

la terra degli uomini

Terra degli uomini - Lorenzo Jovanotti


The fazendeiros lead a wealthy and leisurely existence. They own huge fields with transgenic plantations and they spend their nights with tourists who come birdwatching. Meanwhile, at the borders of their lands, the uneasiness of the indios, who were the legitimate inhabitants of those lands, is rapidly growing. Enclosed in reserves, with no other perspective except that of working as semi-slaves in sugarbeet plantations, many young people commit suicide. And it is a suicide which stirs up a rebellion. Two opposing worlds facing each other.

Details: , Rest of the world, Cert 15, mins. Direction: Marco Bechis. Summary: Tensions escalate when a tribe of indigenous Guarani Indians attempts to re-inhabit their ancestral land, which lies on the border of a wealthy landowner's fields. A well-meaning semi-documentary covers familiar material, which is rather uneasily performed, writes Philip French. Bechis may not be the greatest cinematic stylist around, but his heartfelt purpose is there for all to see, says Andrew Pulver. David Cox: Marco Bechis's film Birdwatchers urges us to help Brazilian tribes keep their traditional way of life.

Sign in. See the list. This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. After the terrible news of a fatal car accident involving her son, a desperate mother will do anything in her power to set her child free.

Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil , today. The fazenderos are leading their wealthy life in boredom. They have transgenic plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see and spend their evenings in the company of the Birdwatchers, tourists who have come to watch the birds. On the borders of their land, the malaise of the Indians is growing. Forced to live in reservations, the natives the legitimate inhabitants of that land lead a life with absolutely no future whatsoever; many of them, the young in particular, commit suicide. It is another suicide that sparks off the rebellion. Following the guidance of the leader Nadio and a shaman, a group of Indians sets up camp outside one of the properties to demand the restitution of their land.

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  1. Despairing of life on a reservation, a tribe of Guarani Indians set up camp in their ancestral Amazon hunting-grounds, now treeless farmland, and become entangled with the farmers.

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