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Men of Brazil (Arabic)

Original title
True story of the portworkers of Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s

True story of the dockers of Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. In a tough context where most carry weapons, striking was common and the port was only just surviving, through dialogue, a new way of working emerges. In one of the families, a child unable to walk miraculously gets healed.
Front title says : "A battle of ideas raging for control of the ports of the world. In Rio de Janeiro in 1953 two unions, one official and the other unofficial fought for the leadership of the port. In this struggle, two men were bitter enemies. Nelson Marcellino leader of the official union and head of the baggage warehouse, and Damasio Cardoso, crane driver and a leader of the unofficial union. Men were armed and went in fear of their lives. Strikes were frequent."
Photography by Edgar Eichhorn
Music by Remo Usai
Art direction by Alexandre Horvat

Film language

Arabic

Original title
Year of release
1959
Film type
Production company
Moral Re-Armament (MRA)
Location of original cut