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5 Ratings

The Earth Giveth, The Earth Taketh Away

Terra Deu, Terra Come

Directed by Rodrigo Siqueira
Brazil, 2010


A descendant of slaves who worked as diamond miners, Mr. Pedro de Alexina commands the funeral of his friend João Batista, dead at the age of 120. The burial takes place in historic city of Diamantina. Defying reality and myth with spontaneity, Mr. Pedro blurs the frontier between cinema and life.

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The Earth Giveth, The Earth Taketh Away Directed by Rodrigo Siqueira

Awards & Festivals

DOK Leipzig

2010 | Winner: Talent Dove (International Young Talent Competition - Generation DOK)