Besouro (2009)

A stunning biopic of a legendary capoeira fighter-revolutionary from Brazil.

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A biopic of a legendary capoeira fighter-revolutionary from Bahia, Brazil, who uses spirituality and martial arts to free his people. Set in the early 1920s, just 40 years after the abolition of slavery, Besouro features fantastic fight scenes (choreographed by the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon team), set to the traditional rhythm of the berimbau.

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