The historical conflict of Canudos is told by Pedro Cardoso, who plays five different characters. Going from a teacher to historical characters, the actor shares an overview of the battle between religious leader Antonio Conselheiro and the army forces sent by president Prudente de Moraes to fight the peasant rebels in the 1890's.
Did You Know?
The film opens with a quote that is sung towards the end. "Those who listen and not learn, those whose know and not teach until the Judgment Day thy soul will suffer." See more