This screening is part of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF).
Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles
Runtime: 132 minutes
Country: Brazil, France
Language: Portuguese, English
Rating: M18 – Violence and Sexual Scenes
The matriarch of the eponymous town in Northeastern Brazil passes on, marking what will be the first in a series of tragedies for this community. As horrors mount and efforts to literally wipe Bacurau off the map intensify, townsfolk of all standing—exiles, cosmopoles, vagabonds—return to join forces in what will be a captivating showdown between them and their oppressors.