Cine Magnifico 2015
Cine Magnifico 2015
Getulio

Getulio

Country Brazil, 2014, Run Time: 101 Minutes, Genre: Drama / History

Date

Saturday, September 19th

Showtime

12:30 PM

This political thriller chronicles the last days of Brazil's controversial president Getúlio Vargas, who killed himself in August 1954. From the Tonelero Street attempt on the life of a well-known opponent to the resulting political and public pressure, the film explores the personal and political reasons that led the former dictator to choose suicide over resignation. It is a tale of serious crisis, corruption, and treason, beginning with the failed assassination attempt against Getúlio's number one foe and ending with the popular outcry caused by the president's death.

Este thriller político narra los últimos días del controversial presidente brasileño Getúlio Vargas, quien se suicidó en agosto de 1954. Desde el intento de asesinato de un rival conocido en plena calle Tonelero a la presión política y pública resultante, la película explora las razones políticas y personales que condujeron el exdictador al suicidio antes que a renunciar a su cargo.