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Lion Has Seven Heads

Lion Has Seven Heads

Lion Has Seven Heads

1970 / 103min / 16mm

DIRECTOR: GLAUBER ROCHA

CAST: JEAN-PIERRE LéAUD, JEAN-PIERRE LéAUD

Cinema Novo pioneer Glauber Rocha (Black God, White Devil, Antonio das Mortes) was in exile from his native Brazil, then under a military dictatorship, when he shot this coruscating anti-colonial drama in the Congo, pitting a white preacher of apocalypse against a Latin American revolutionary fermenting African liberation.

Lion Has Seven Heads is screening as part of Metrograph A to Z, a collection of films we think everybody should see.

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