Dir: Alexandre Moratto
Gui: Thayná Mantesso, Alexandre Moratto
Cast: Christian Malheiros, Tales Ordakji, Caio Martinez Pacheco, Rosane Paulo, Jayme Rodrigues
Brazil | 2019 | 94’ | Fic
O.V. Brazilian Portuguese, with Spanish subtitles
After his mother’s sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo’s coast, must survive on his own. As he faces isolation because of his sexuality, his search for a decent, worthy life reaches a breaking point.
Surprising film, produced by Fernando Meirelles with local youths at risk of social exclusion participating in the scriptwriting and on the technical team.
2018: Festival Mix Brasil (Melhor Filme, Diretor, e Ator), Festival do Rio (Prêmio Félix), Mostra de São Paulo (Menção Honrosa), Woodstock Film Festival (Ultra Indie Award), Thessaloniki Film Festival (Mermaid Award)
2019: Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film festival (Outstanding Performance as an Actor), Miami Film Festival (Jordan Ressler First Feature Award), Festival do Rio (Prêmio Félix), Uruguay International Film Festival (First Work Award)