Pitanga

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Pitanga

This documentary investigates the aesthetic, political and existential trajectory of emblematic Black Brazilian actor Antônio Pitanga. He career spans over five decades, and he has worked with iconic Brazilian filmmakers Glauber Rocha, Cacá Diegues and Walter Lima Jr. He was a prominent figurehead and outspoken activist during the Brazilian dictatorship, a period of unrest in Brazilian cinema. Pitanga deep dives into the world of Antônio and the history of Brazil. The documentary was directed by his daughter Camila Pitanga, one of widely recognised faces in Brazilian television and cinema right now. The film is also a poem, and a tender ode to fatherhood.

Genre
Documentary
Black Cast
Antônio Pitanga, Camila Pitanga, Lázaro Ramos, Milton Gonçalves, Rocco Pitanga, Ruth de Souza, Zezé Motta
Release Date
September 23, 2016
Runtime
1h55m
Rating
Pitanga (tt5801550) on IMDb
Where To Watch
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