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João en het mes

George Sluizer / NL, BR, 1972 / 95 min.

George Sluizer’s beautiful, visually stunning feature debut is set in the Amazon, where hunter João starts to doubt his wife’s fidelity; this leads to a shattering denouement.

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A hunter in the Amazon struggles to earn money for his great love Maria – he wants to give her a life of luxury as compensation for their childlessness. But João’s escalating suspicion leads him to come up with a terrifying plan.

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Scenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains scenes of violenceThis movie contains scenes of explicit discriminationPersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains foul language

Director

George Sluizer

Production year

1972

Country

NL, BR

Original title

João en het mes

Length

95 min.

Language

Portuguese

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Eye Classics

Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. With the Eye Classics series, Eye brings film history even closer. Every week, we screen at least three classics from the collection under one recognisable name: Eye Classics.

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  • 8 June — 29 September 2024

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