Synopsis

The year is 1983. Suzano (Johnny Massaro) returns to his family home dreaming of a future, yet aware that something terrible is happening in his body. Meanwhile, a group of LGBTQIA+ young people celebrate the turn of the year oblivious as to what lies ahead. Despite the overwhelming lack of information about their conditions, Suzano joins Rose (Renata Carvalho) and Humberto (Vitor Camilo), both also ill, in an attempt to survive and celebrate life. A portrait of the people who lived through the first wave of the AIDS epidemic in Brazil, in a story about collective confrontation and acceptance told with tremendous force and compassion by director Rodrigo de Oliveira. (G. B.)

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Director

Rodrigo de Oliveira

Rodrigo de Oliveira is a director, screenwriter, and editor, born in Volta Redonda/RJ in 1985 and based in Espírito Santo since 2001. Winner of the Brazilian Cinema Grand Prix Award for the documentary "Todos os Paulos do Mundo" (co-directed with Gustavo Ribeiro, 2018), he also directed "As Horas Vulgares" (co-directed with Vitor Graize, 2011), and "Teobaldo Morto, Romeu Exilado" (2015). He also directed the short films "Eclipse Solar" (winner of the Canal Brasil Acquisition Award, 2016) and "Ano Passado Eu Morri" (2017).

Credits

Producers

Vitor Graize

Writers

Rodrigo de Oliveira

Cast

Johnny Massaro, Renata Carvalho, Vitor Camilo, Clara Choveaux, Alex Bonini, Higor Campagnaro

Cinematographer

Lucas Barbi

Editor

Rodrigo de Oliveira

Sound

Hugo Reis

Composer

Giovani Cidreira

Art Director

Joyce Castello

Festivals

International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg
International Film Festival of India
Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes