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Friendly beast

O animal cordial - 2016 - Color - 96 mn Original version with English subtitles - Brazil - Thriller
  • Directed by
    Gabriela Amaral Almeida
  • Produced by
    Rodrigo Teixeira
  • Screenplay by
    Gabriela Amaral Almeida
  • Editing
    Idê Lacreta
  • Photography
    Barbara Alvarez
  • Music by
    Rafael Cavalcanti
  • With
    Luciana Paes, Murilo Benício, Irandhir Santos, Camila Morgado, Humberto Carrão, Ariclenes Barroso
European premiere - Presentation reserved to audience above 12

In a dreary restaurant, only a few customers remain at the end of the day. Boredom reigns, and everyone is hiding their frustrations, starting with the owner, a victim of his castrator wife. But when the place is the scene of a heist, roles could well change…

Another young filmmaker who started off in short films, and who a few years back signed the script for Marco Dutra’s unhinged When I Was Alive (Dutra is also the co-director of Good Manners,this year in competition). Gabriela enters the big league by signing the script and direction of this savage one location film, reminiscent both of Sam Peckinpah’s and Tarantino’s work.

Sunday 10 September 2017 - 22:00 - Showroom 100 - In the presence of the actress Luciana Paes
Sunday 17 September 2017 - 21:30 - Showroom 300 - In the presence of the actress Luciana Paes

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