What Can We Do? (Qual É O Jeito Zé?)

Vincent Carelli

1990, 14:00 minutes, colour, Portuguese


Directed by Vincent Carelli

Buriticupu, in Maranhao, is a major region of serious land disputes generated by the Carajas railway. Peasant leader, Luis Vila Nova, explains the occupation of "unproductive" land by thousands of landless workers, who wage a veritable war against mercenary gunmen and police.

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