In collaboration with Kino Lorber, The Civic Theatre presents Bacurau by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles. By renting this movie online, you are supporting independent cinema and helping us get through this difficult time. The distributor will be sharing revenue directly with The Civic Theatre. Our doors are closed but we insist that your imaginations remain open. Thank you for keeping the art of cinema alive!
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ABOUT THE FILM
BACURAU is formally thrilling and narratively daring, drawing on modern Brazilian sociopolitical concerns to deliver a hard-hitting, genre-blurring drama. A few years from now… Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from most maps and a UFO-shaped drone starts flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed mercenaries led by Udo Kier arrive in town picking off the inhabitants one by one. A fierce confrontation takes place when the townspeople turn the tables on the villainous outsiders, banding together by any means necessary to protect and maintain their remote community.