A Deusa Negra (1979)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Brazil, Niger  |  
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This film is rather short on story and technical presentation, but basically chronicles how a native African arrives in Brazil to find the remains of his family and bring them back home and then meets a female shaman who joins him on his search. Her lover causes some trouble but is soon dispatched, and flashbacks to slave life 200 years earlier provide a historical setting for the beginning relationships between Brazil and Africa.



family-member, search, Shamanism, slavery