Cannes Film Festival Selects Four Brazilian Films to Participate in 2019

Two of the films are competing for the Palme D’Or while the other two will be shown in the Un Certain Regard section.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Four Brazilian films are participating in Cannes Film Festival this year, and two are included in the Palme d'Or competition.

"Bacurau," directed by Kléber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles, mixes science fiction with genres like western to tell a story set in Brazil's northeastern sertão.

Mendonça Filho, who previously competed for the Palme d'Or in 2016 with his film Aquarius, spoke with Correio Braziliense about his new film, saying it is "a work of years" that results in his and his creative partner's . . .

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