The Man in the Black Cape

The Man in the Black Cape

Film poster
Directed by Sérgio Rezende
Produced by Mariza Leão
Written by Sérgio Rezende
Starring José Wilker
Marieta Severo
Music by David Tygel
Cinematography César Charlone
Edited by Rafel Justo Valverde
Morena Filmes
Distributed by Embrafilme
Release dates
Running time
120 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

The Man in the Black Cape (Portuguese: O Homem da Capa Preta) is a 1986 Brazilian drama film directed by Sérgio Rezende. Shot in Rio de Janeiro, it portrays the life of Tenório Cavalcanti, a Duque de Caxias politician who used to carry a machine gun dubbe "Lurdinha" with him.[2]



It was elected the Best Film by the jury, also receiving Best Actor (Wilker) and Best Original Score awards at the 14th Gramado Film Festival.[1] It was entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.[3]


  1. 1 2 ""Capa Preta" vence o Festival de Gramado". Folha de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. 14 April 1986. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  2. 1 2 "O Homem da Capa Preta" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
  3. "15th Moscow International Film Festival (1987)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
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