Kleber Mendonça Filho's Stunning, Furious And Outlandish BACUARU Comes To Digital Download + DVD, Blu-ray This April | The Fan Carpet

Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Stunning, Furious And Outlandish BACUARU Comes To Digital Download + DVD, Blu-ray This April


08 April 2020

AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FROM 18 APRIL
ON DVD & BLU-RAY 27 APRIL

“A stunning and furious piece of social commentary”
★★★★★
SciFiNow

“Outlandish… A jolting allegorical bloodbath”
★★★★
Daily Telegraph

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY KLEBER MENDONÇA FILHO (AQUARIUS, NEIGHBOURING SOUNDS) & JULIANO DORNELLES

STARRING BÁRBARA COLEN, SONIA BRAGA & UDO KIER

Curated global streaming service and theatrical film distributor MUBI is delighted to announce the Home Entertainment release of the critically acclaimed, 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize Winner BACURAU, available digitally on MUBI TVOD, Amazon TVOD/EST, iTunes EST/TVOD from 18 April and to own on DVD & Blu-ray on 27 April 2020. Available to pre-order now.

Bacurau, a small settlement in Brazil’s remote backcountry, is shaken by the death of its elderly matriarch. But something strange is happening in the village, and there’s little time for mourning. The water supply has been cut off, animals are stampeding through the streets, and empty coffins are turning up on the roadside. One morning, the villagers wake up to find their home has disappeared from satellite maps completely. Under threat from an unknown enemy, Bacurau braces itself for a bloody, brutal fight for survival.

 

 

With unforgettable performances from Bárbara ColenUdo Kier and Sonia Braga, this is an audacious, original and spectacularly violent blend of neo-Western, revenge thriller and political allegory. Tipping its hat to Sergio Leone and John Carpenter, it’s a whirlwind of genre twists and surrealist turns guaranteed to leave you punch-drunk and reeling.

Following the critically-acclaimed NEIGHBOURING SOUNDS and AQUARIUS, Kleber Mendonça Filho shares directorial credit with long-time collaborator Juliano Dornelles in this uniquely hallucinatory and satirical parable.

Bacurau Film Page

BACURAU IS AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FROM APRIL 18 AND OWN ON DVD & BLU-RAY ON APRIL 27

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