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Walter Lima Jr.

Chico rei (King Chico)

110' - 1985 - Dialogue: Portuguese
Director: Walter Lima Jr. Composer: Milton Nascimento With: Antonio Pitanga, Cosme dos Santos, Carlos Kroeber, Maria Fernanda, Othon Bastos
Galanga, king of Congo brought to Brazil as a slave, finds gold in Vila Rica, in the State of Minas Gerais, and buys his enfranchisement, the properties of his former owner, and his companions' freedom, becoming Chico Rei, the first black man to own lands in Brazil.

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Credits

Director

Walter Lima Jr.

Composer

Milton Nascimento

With

Antonio Pitanga, Cosme dos Santos, Carlos Kroeber, Maria Fernanda, Othon Bastos

Scenario

Walter Lima Jr., Mário Prata

Director of Photography

Jose A. Ventura, Maria Cameiro

Editor

Maria Cameiro, Walter Lima Jr.

More information

Dialogue

Portuguese

Countries of production

Brazil

Year

1985

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