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This edition: Cafundó

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Episode Details

(2005/Brazil, 102 min., color, drama, in Portuguese with English subtitles) Directors: Paulo Betti & Clovis Bueno. Cast: Lázaro Ramos, Leona Cavalli, Leandro Firmino, Alexandre Rodrigues. Biopic of Joao de Camargo (1858-1942), a former slave in the interior of Brazil who became a legendary spiritual leader and healer during some of Brazil’s most turbulent times. Guest: C. Daniel Dawson, independent scholar.