"Terra em Transe"
Directed by Glauber Rocha
The brief story of
this important film by Glauber Rocha is the story of a young poet and journalist who is
persuaded by his lover to become involved in the politics of his country
em Transe is perhaps Rocha's most personal film and the most politically committed and
polemical film of the Brazilian cinema novo. In Brazil it was attacked as fascist
by the academic left and hailed by the extreme left as a revolutionary film
extremely moving and provocative images--including footage from a Rocha documentary, Maranhao"
(Georges Sadoul). "For me, my most important film
a more profound expression of
my life" (Rocha). Portuguese with English subtitles. 112 minutes.