The Film Olga Directed by Jaime Monjardim

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Conflicted Brazil Olga (2002), a Brazilian film directed by Jaime Monjardim and the book Olga: Revolutionary and Martyr (2004) written by Fernando Moraes are written and visual work which holds the information of Brazil in their view, that occurred before and after the Revolution of 1930. Along with film by Monjardim and a book by Moraes, article like Luis Carlos Prestes and the Revolution of 1924 by Ernest A. Duff and a book, Vargas and Brazil by Hentsche, Jen R also provides a precious information on the revolution of Brazil. As the revolution started, it came along with the major change in political that as a side effect caused a change in social and economical within the country. Tired of financial and economic issues faced by Brazilians during the regime of Old Republic, the tenentes, who were the lower military officers that could intervene in the economic development, finally brought their rule to an end through the “Revolution of 1930” which “won the respect and loyalty of large elements of the civilian population in rural areas” (Duff 13), that also brings Getulio Vargas into the power. Tenentes, as already experienced the economy downfall during the regime of Old Republic, “wanted to overcome the country’s backwardness and dependency by installing a strong, interventionist state that promoted industrialization and national integration.” (Jens R. 4) By then Prestes, the organizer of Tenentes, who attempted to overthrow the government of Brazil in 1924 through

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