Faroeste Caboclo (2013)
- Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance
- Rating IMDb: 66
- Year: 2013
- Duration: 1:48
Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics The adaptation precipitated a both social and romantic drama with a tragic ending. Focusing on the love story of outlaw Joao do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lucia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s. In a clash of interest, drug dealers and the police conflict with one another,while the end of the military dictatorship in the Capital of Brazil, Brasilia takes place. The wanderings and tedium of a young rocker, who lived in a city still being built, are the backdrop for this story.
In Santo Cristo, João is arrested and imprisoned after killing the man that murdered his father. Years later, in the 80's, he is discharged and moves to Brasília to seek out his cousin Pablo to find a job. João works as a carpenter, but Pablo that is a drug dealer, offers him some money to deliver marijuana in the upper-class neighborhood. João is surprised by police raid and he flees. When he sees the architecture student Maria Lúcia on her apartment, João climbs the building and she protects him. Soon they fall in love with each other and João decides to leave the crime to live a honest life. But the drug dealer Jeremias that has a crush on Maria Lúcia, and his partner, the corrupt detective Marco Aurélio, begin a war against João and Pablo with tragic consequences.