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34 Ratings

The Bandit

O Cangaceiro

Directed by Lima Barreto
Brazil, 1953
Action, Drama


Brazilian movie inspired by American westerns (but losing none of its cultural integrity) about Cangaceiro (bandit) Teodoro who falls in love with a small town school teacher who his gang has kidnapped.

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The Bandit Directed by Lima Barreto

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1953 | Winner: Adventure Film (International Prize)

1953 | Special Mention

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