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The Cause and the Shadow

A Causa e a Sombra

Directed by Tiago Afonso
Portugal, 2015


In Portugal he was a priest, in Brazil a revolutionary. Alípio de Freitas moved from Bragança to São Luis do Maranhão in 1957. He left poverty to live in the midst of misery. The 1964 military coup overthrew João Goulart, and made Alípio move away from the church and get closer to communists.

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The Cause and the Shadow Directed by Tiago Afonso