Plot & Details
This disturbing story of religious and political confusion in Latin America finds the CIA trying to infiltrate rebels loyal to a puppet government. A local guerilla fighter is tortured by a priest and his cronies who take sadistic pleasure in the torment of their victims. A blonde woman loyal to a shadowy operative is stripped naked, thrown in a cage and crucified by the sinful and sadistic spiritual scum. The guerilla eventually escapes to exact revenge on the enemy.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 103min.
- Director(s): Glauber Rocha
- Starring: Rada Rassimov , Hugo Carvana , Giulio Brogi , Gabriele Tinti , Jean-Pierre Léaud
- Themes: Political Unrest,Colonialism
- Tone: Confrontational,Satirical,Stylized
- Keywords: against-all-odds, agent [representative], espionage, guerrilla, infiltration, priest, rebel, revenge, revolution, sadist, torture, war
- Country of Origin: Italy (03-18-1971)