New Bandits (Cangaço Novo in Portuguese) is a Brazilian action-adventure series created by Eduardo Melo and Mariana Bardan. It stars Allan Souza Lima, Alice Carvalho, and Thainá Duarte.
It premieres on Amazon Prime Video on August 18, 2023.
In search of financial assistance to cover the medical expenses of his ailing adoptive father, Ubaldo, a bank clerk with no recollection of his early years, finds himself adrift. However, his circumstances take a turn when he unexpectedly inherits a substantial sum of money. This inheritance proves to be a pivotal moment in Ubaldo’s life, as it sets him on a path that will forever alter his destiny. He embarks on a journey to Cratará, a remote location nestled in the heart of the northwest desert. It is here that Ubaldo will assume the role of the leader among a group of merciless bandits, fulfilling the legacy left behind by his biological father – a legendary cangaceiro.
August 18, 2023
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Name: Cangaço Novo
Description: Adrift and desperately needing money to pay for his ailing adoptive father's care, Ubaldo, a bank clerk who's unable to remember his childhood, receives an inheritance that will change his destiny for good. He goes to Cratará, in the heart of the northwest desert, where he'll become the leader of a pack of ruthless bandits, fulfilling the legacy of his biological father - a mythical cangaceiro.
Director(s): Eduardo Melo, Mariana Bardan, Aly Muritiba, Fábio Mendonça
Writer(s): Erez Milgrom, Fernando Garrido, Viviane Pistache
Cinematography: Azul Serra, Alexandre Ermel
Music: Érico Theobaldo, Beto Villares
Genre: Action, Drama
Actor(s): Allan Souza Lima, Alice Carvalho, Thainá Duarte, Ricardo Blat, Marcélia Cartaxo, Hermila Guedes,
Companies: O2 Filmes