‘Bacurau’ Comes to the U.S. and Brings Critiques of Colonialism With It

The Brazilian indie darling carries a class critique, not unlike that in ‘Parasite’

“Bacurau.” Photo: Kino Lorber

It is impossible not to see the Bolsonaros and the Trumps of the world in the film’s antagonists.

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