They Don't Wear Black Tie* (Eles nao usam Black Tie)
- 1981 ----- color ----- 120 min ----- vhs
(Directed by Leon Hirszman, with Carlos Alberto Riccelli, Bete Mendes, Fernanda Montenegro, Gianfrancesco Guarnieri) For years, Otavio (G. Guarnieri) has been at the front of the labor movement, even spending time in jail. His wife (F. Montenegro) has always supported him. His eldest son (C. A. Riccelli) finds that his girl friend (B. Mendes) is pregnant. The stage is set for a vibrant, passionate portrait of a labor strike in Sao Paulo, a father and son on opposite sides of the picket line, and the explosive effect on the families.
(In Portuguese with English subtitles)
(Restricted to use by institutions of Higher Education in Washington state only)
- Topics: (History: Latin American, Latin America, Motion Pictures: Features, Romance Languages and Literature)