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Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle
Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle
7.4
/10
52 Ratings

GARRINCHA: HERO OF THE JUNGLE

Garrincha, Alegria do Povo

Directed by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade
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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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,