Amidst a setting of real estate speculation, strange events cross the expressways of Recife. Concretes are erected on a territory with no prior permission from the mangroves. The science fiction film 'Caranguejo Rei', by Matheus Farias and Enock Carvalho, travels between a contemporary Brazilian cinematography dedicated to urbanistic issues and genre cinema codes at the service of a revenge fable.
Matheus Farias, Enock Carvalho Enock Carvalho and Matheus Farias are directors, screenwriters, and producers at Gatopardo Filmes, founded by the duo. Together they produced ‘Quarto Para Alugar’ (2016), a short film screened in over 25 festivals around the world.