The Hero (O Herói)
The Hero (O Herói) (2005)

The physical and emotional toll of Angola's civil war -- a conflict which spanned nearly four decades -- sets the stage for this powerful drama. Vitorio (Oumar Makena Diop) volunteered for the army when he was a 15-year-old seminary… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 22, 2005
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Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

Despite the film's obviousness, it does illustrate the many ways war rends society.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An emotionally involving drama set in Angola about the valiant and unheralded heroism of poor people struggling to survive after a thirty year civil war.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The Hero is unassuming and confidently directed for a first feature.

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