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The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to... See full summary »
Marlon Brando in his autobiography says that Gillo Pontecervo was one of the three best directors he ever worked with. The other two were Elia Kazan and Bernardo Bertolucci.
Sir William Walker:
Gentlemen, let me ask you a question. Now, my metaphor may seem a trifle impertinent, but I think it's very much to the point. Which do you prefer - or should I say, which do you find more convenient - a wife, or one of these mulatto girls? No, no, ...
Portugal never had any colonies in the Caribbean. Its only American colony, Brazil, has no coast in the Caribbean.
The complete version of this film runs 132 minutes. A 112-minute version under the title "Burn!" was released in the USA and the UK.
Italian, Portuguese, English
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