The Time and Turn of Augusto Matraga

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The Time and Turn of Augusto Matraga

The Time and Turn of Augusto Matraga

Release Date: January 02, 2011

Year    :   2011
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Genres    :   Drama, Adventure, Western
Production Companies    :   Pródigo Filmes
Director    :   Vinicius Coimbra
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Writers    :   Manuela Dias, Vinicius Coimbra, Guimarães Rosa
RunTime    :   110 mins.

Based on Guimarães Rosa's (classic Brazilian author) short story, the movie tells the story of Augusto Matraga, a bankrupt and violent farmer who lives above the Law in Minas Gerais' hinterland. During a difficult time, he finds himself in the middle of a trap that nearly kills him. Born again, Matraga resorts to faith and hard work in the pursuit of redemption. Years later, he arrives at the village reigned by the hinterland's ruler and his thugs. This new friendship will challenge his destiny. Inside Matraga, the Saint and the Warrior will duel until his time comes.

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