Cordao De OuroCordão de Ouro (1977)


This movie tells the story of the regime in Brazil and Jorge (Mestre Nestor Capoeira), who is a runaway slave from the Eldorado goldmines. In his battle with the local dictator, Jorge meets different elements of the Afro-Brazillian culture, including capoeira, maculelê, and candomble. Will Jorge manage to become free?

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The trailer below shows Mestre Nestor Capoeira and Mestre Leopoldina playing the berimbau.

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