Who are these Brazilian divinities, as sensitive to alcohol as to justice? To the temptation of the flesh as to good? and who endow the Macumba and the Candomble with religious aura that puts man and gods on the same level?

The film follows the path of this religious cult from the initiation ceremonies and miraculous healings achieved by its priests when possessed, to the intimity of the greatest therapy in the world : carnaval.

The Therapeutics Gods of Brazil

Yvo Perez Barreto was born in Peru.

Author, director, lecturer, he has travelled all over the world with his camera to show the knowledge, born of ancient traditions can help to find solutions to the health problems encountered by our industrialised world.


© Magique Trotter - 2011

Documentary - 26 min.