São Bernardo (1972)
|Awards||9 wins & 1 nomination.|
|Company||Embrafilme, Mapa Filmes, Mapa Filmes|
S. Bernardo (film)
São Bernardo is a 1972 Brazilian film written and directed by Leon Hirszman, based on the novel São Bernardo by Graciliano Ramos. It stars Othon Bastos as Paulo Honório, a farmer and landowner in Brazil tortured by his personal desires and ambitions.
The film was released by Embrafilme in 1972 in Brazil. It was screened in 2012 by the Museum of Modern Art, in New York City.
The film was called "a true masterpiece" by Brazilian film magazine Contracampo.
The film won Best Actor for Bastos at the Gramado Film Festival.