The Surge / Vazante
Directed by Daniela Thomas
Portuguese w/ English subtitles

Viewer discretion  advised; not recommended for minors / no apta para menores

Feature film, 116 minutes

Brazil, 2017

Access Information

https://grlaff.muvi.com/en/vazante

Password: GRLAFF60500

Summary

Upon returning from a trading expedition, Antonio discovers that his wife has died. Subsequently, he marries his wife’s young niece, Beatriz. Separated from her family and left alone on the rugged farmhouse in the Brazilian mountains, Beatriz finds solace in the displaced and oppressed inhabitants around her. The film explores the intersection of feminism, colonialism, and race.

Al regresar de una expedición comercial, Antonio, un comerciante de esclavos en Brasil en 1821,encuentra que su esposa ha muerto. Se casa entonces con Beatriz, una adolescente impúber sobrina de la mujer fallecida. Separada de su familia, Beatriz encuentra consuelo en los habitantes desplazados y oprimidos que la rodean. La película explora la intersección entre feminismo, colonialismo y raza.

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