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Behind the Sun

PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
"Behind the Sun" tells the story of two families locked in a generations-old deadly feud. It started out as a battle over land, but now it's escalated into a series of reprisals that is claiming the lives of the young men on both sides. In one family, the oldest remaining son - distressed by the prospect of death and encouraged by his younger brother - begins to question the cycle of violence. That's when a beautiful young woman from a traveling circus crosses his path.

Cast: José Dumont , Rodrigo Santoro , Rita Assemany , Ravi Ramos Lacerda , Flavia Marco Antonio , Othon Bastos ,

Director: Walter Salles

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Behind the Sun (2001)

Release Date: April 19th, 2002|1 hr. 45 min.

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