Aleluia, Gretchen (1977)

Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 109 min.  |   Countries - Brazil  |  
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This drama examines the emotional undercurrents experienced by a German family which, having immigrated to southern Brazil, becomes involved in the politics and intrigues of the region in the pre-World War II period. Because of the presence of a large German population in the region, a pro-Nazi movement surfaces. These scenes are taken in part from the life experiences of the film's director, Silvio Back.

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director, espionage, immigrant, politician