The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga

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The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga
The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Roberto Santos
Produced by Luis Carlos Barreto
Written by Roberto Santos
Based on "A Hora e a Vez de Augusto Matraga" 
by João Guimarães Rosa
Starring Leonardo Villar
Joffre Soares
Maria Ribeiro
Maurício do Valle
Music by Geraldo Vandré
Cinematography Hélio Silva
Edited by Silvio Renoldi
Production
company
Luis Carlos Barreto Produções
Distributed by Difilm
Embrafilme
Polifilmes
Release dates
Running time
109 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga (Portuguese: A Hora e a Vez de Augusto Matraga) is a 1965 Brazilian crime drama film directed by Roberto Santos, based on the short story of the same name by João Guimarães Rosa.[2]

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Reception[edit]

The film won the Best Film Award and Leonardo Villar won the Best Actor Award at the 1st Festival de Brasília.[1] It was entered into the 1966 Cannes Film Festival.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Festival de Brasília do Cinema Brasileiro - Os Vencedores do Festival" (in Portuguese). Secretaria de Estado de Cultura. Archived from the original on 2 July 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "A Hora e a Vez de Augusto Matraga" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 

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