Besouro Competing For 2010 Academy Award

Brazilian flick Besouro has been chosen to represent the country as a 2010 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Film. Brazil has a new super hero and he goes by the name of Besouro. Based on the folk hero of the same name who fought against the establishment of slavery and slave owners, this Besouro comes with superpowers of Candomble (Yoruba Mysticism) and Capoeira. Director João Daniel Tikhomiroff pays homage to […]