besouro / the assailant (2009)


The Assailant (known as Besouro in Brazil) is a 2009 Brazilian action-drama film about the heroic and legendary deeds of capoeirista Besouro Mangangá during the early 1920s.

Info: Written and directed by João Daniel Tikhomiroff; written by Patrícia Andrade and Bráulio Tavares. Choreography by Huan-Chiu Ku (Kill Bill). Shot on location over three months in Bahia.



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