The Lion Has Seven Heads (1970)

01/01/1970 (IT) DramaHistory 1h 43m

Overview

Invoking Africa’s brutally violent and complex colonial histories in the film’s polyglot, hydra-headed title, Glauber Rocha transposes his radical allegory of oppression from the Brazilian backlands of his Cinema Novo classic Antonio das Mortes (1968) to the Congolese savanna. A white-robed preacher wanders and sermonizes across African lands; European communists and CIA spies conspire out of mutual self interest to engineer the appointment of an African bourgeois to a puppet government presidency; and a revolutionary group marches in exile.

  1. Glauber Rocha

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gianni Amico

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rada Rassimov

    Rada Rassimov

    Marlene

  2. Giulio Brogi

    Giulio Brogi

    Pablo

  3. Gabriele Tinti

    Gabriele Tinti

    American Agent

  4. Jean-Pierre Léaud

    Jean-Pierre Léaud

    Preacher

  5. Aldo Bixio

    Mercenary

  6. Baiack

    Zumbi

  7. Reinhard Kolldehoff

    Reinhard Kolldehoff

    Governor

  8. Hugo Carvana

    Hugo Carvana

    Português

Full Cast & Crew

The Lion Has Seven Heads
The Lion Has Seven Heads

Original Title Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Budget -

Revenue -

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