Guerra de Canudos

The bloodiest war in the History of Brazil

War History Drama
170 min     6.7     1997     Brazil


At the end of the 19th century, a poor family comes to the rural Canudos, a community led by Antônio Conselheiro, seen by many as a holy prophet. Their ways bother the powerful people of the region, and the newly founded Republic sends their army to destroy the settlement, which culminates in one of the bloodiest wars in the history of Brazil.