Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês (How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman)
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Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês (How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman)
In 16th-century Brazil, indigenous people of all sorts far-outnumbered Europeans, and the natives had difficulty in sorting out the different varieties and politics of Europeans. Even though the Americas were divided up for colonization by the Pope himself, at this time the French tried to challenge the Portuguese for domination in Brazil. This film follows one Frenchman (Arduino Colessanti) who has been captured by a native tribe. He is not badly treated, and is even given a woman to sleep with. However, it is made very clear to him that he is being kept as a cherished item on the menu for an… More

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"Jaundiced cultural allegory dressed up as anthropological re-creation."
‑ Fernando F. Croce, Slant Magazine
"The film-makers should have taken a hearty bite out of the Spanish while they were at it"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews