Barren Lives

Barren Lives (1963)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1963-08-22
  • User Rating: 7.387/10 from 75 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: Português
  • Production Company: Sino Filmes
  • Production Country: Brazil
  • Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos
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In vivid images, the documentary-like story of a drover and his family in the northern badlands of Brazil during the drought. A family in the search of new hope and destiny.


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  • Átila Iório

    as Fabiano
  • Maria Ribeiro

    as Sinhá Vitória
  • Jofre Soares

    as Fazendeiro
  • Gilvan Lima

    as Boy
  • Genivaldo Lima

    as Boy
  • Maria Rosa

  • Orlando Macedo

    as Soldado Amarelo
Writing Nelson Pereira dos Santos Screenplay
Directing Nelson Pereira dos Santos Director
Writing Graciliano Ramos Novel
Production Luiz Carlos Barreto Producer
Crew Luiz Carlos Barreto Cinematography
Production Herbert Richers Producer
Production Danilo Trelles Producer
Sound Leonardo Alencar Original Music Composer
Camera José Rosa Director of Photography
Editing Rafael Justo Valverde Editor
Sound Geraldo José Sound Designer