Aleijadinho: Passion, Glory and Torment

Part of a two DVD set called “Race and History in Brazil.” The other DVD in this set is called “Denying Brazil.” ALEIJADINHO: PASSION, GLORY AND TORMENT is a fictionalised drama about the life of 18th-century sculptor Antonio Francisco Lisboa, who was known as Aleijadinho. Born the son of a slave, Lisboa struggles with prejudice, mental illness, and disease but never stops expressing himself through his art.
Type: Feature Film
Year: 2000
Director: Geraldo Santos Pereira
Country: Brazil
Film ID: 827
Created: 3/16/2015
Copy: M   Format: DVD   Language: Portuguese   Subtitles: English   Length: 100 minutes

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