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3.0
10 Ratings

The Burning Season

Directed by John Frankenheimer
United States, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ranch land. The rich and the powerful will stop at nothing, and frequently resort to murder.

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The Burning Season Directed by John Frankenheimer

Awards & Festivals

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1995 | Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Golden Globes (USA)

1995 | 3 wins including: Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

1995 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television