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CINEMA BRAZILIAN COMPETITION - Features The Battle of Shangri-la

The Battle of Shangri-la

João searches for his biological mother who abandoned him almost over 40 years ago. In a physical and emotional journey through deep Brazil, little by little, this woman’s past comes to light, breaking taboos of João’s convictions and prejudices.

Also available in: Português

WHEN/WHERE:
NOV 17 – 5pm @ Cinesesc
NOV 19 – 5pm @ Cine Olido

DIRECTION: Severino Neto, Raphael de Carvalho
COUNTRY: Brazil (MT/PR)
YEAR: 2019
DURATION: 99′

Cast: Gustavo Machado, Ingra Lyberato, Maria Ceiça, Tatiana Horevicht, Luciano Bortoluzzi, Andrade Jr, Laíze Câmara, Ana Luiza Nunes
Screenplay: Severino Neto
Cinematography: Marcelo Biss
Editing: Rafael de Carvalho
Sound: Alexandre Rogoski, Henrique Bertol, Felipe Debiasio
Music: Felipe Ayres
Production Design: Julio Tavares
Production: Barbara Varela, Diana Moro

SYNOPSIS: João searches for his biological mother who abandoned him almost over 40 years ago. In a physical and emotional journey through deep Brazil, little by little, this woman’s past comes to light, breaking taboos of João’s convictions and prejudices. The proximity between mother and son is intense, painful, and fierce, bringing up anguishes and revelations which will affect both their lives forever.

AGE RATING: 14 y/o

FILMOGRAPHY:
2017 Juba (curta)
2016 Sísmico
2015 Composto (curta)

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