The Third Bank of the River

Original title
A Terceira Margem do Rio
Running time
98 min.
Brazil Brazil
Nelson Pereira dos Santos (Novel: J. Guimarães Rosa)
Milton Nascimento
Gilberto Azevedo, Fernando Duarte
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Co-production Brazil-France; Centre National du Cinéma / Regina Filmes
Drama. Fantasy
Synopsis / Plot
A man leaves his house and his family to live alone in a canoe on the river. From the marriage of his son with a girl named Alva was born a girl able of performing miracles. One day she refuses to treat a patient with AIDS
1994: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
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