Cobra Verde

Based on Bruce Chatwin's 1980 historical novel The Viceroy of Ouidah, which was inspired by the life of Brazilian slave trader Francisco Manoel da Silva, this legendarily troubled film, all-but-unreleased in the U.S. for 20 years after its completion, was the last of five collaborations between volatile German director Werner Herzog and even more volatile...read more

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Based on Bruce Chatwin's 1980 historical novel The Viceroy of Ouidah, which was inspired by the life of Brazilian slave trader Francisco Manoel da Silva, this legendarily troubled film, all-but-unreleased in the U.S. for 20 years after its completion, was… (more)

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