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3.8
38 Ratings

Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle

Garrincha, Alegria do Povo

Brazil, 1962
Documentary, Sport

Synopsis

Both a biographical documentary about eccentric Brazilian soccer star Manuel Francisco dos Santos, known as Garrincha (“little bird”), and an essay-film on the national obsession with soccer,

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Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle Directed by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade