The Burning Season

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Drama, Political

A biopic of Brazilian labor/environmental activist Chico Mendes, this was produced for HBO cable television, with all the attendant flaws and virtues of a nobility-juiced feature. As a child Mendes witnessed his father and fellow rubber-tappers stand by as a union organizer burned to death at the hands of federal soldiers. Determined to make a better future...read more

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Cast

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Director (1 Credit)
Source (2 Credits)
Andrew Revkin
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
David Putnam
Co-Producer (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (2 Credits)
Francoise Bonnot
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Gary Chang
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Michael Hanan
Art Director (2 Credits)
Charles Lagola
Theresa Wachter
Costumes (1 Credit)
Ray Summers
Casting (2 Credits)
Junie Lowry-Johnson
Owens Hill
Sound (1 Credit)
Glen Trew