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Garrincha, Alegria do Povo

Joaquim Pedro de Andrade Brésil, 1962

HenriqueA's rating of the film Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle

Joaquim Pedro shows us Garrincha at the top of his height and just before his tragic downfall. But he's more interested in the psyche of a country where football dictate's people's happiness. And we get something in between that, with some amazing shots, a delicious dry humour and a lot of filler to pass the time.