Teenager and his Chilean parents live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in exile, after his brother is killed by the military government in Chile. Years later, still haunted by the past, he undergoes a crisis when he learns his cousin had been arrested in Santiago, and quarrels with his family when he decides to know his country and the details of his past. Written by
Did You Know?
The film cast includes two actors later turned directors: Norma Bengell
and Guilherme Fontes
. Both artists were involved in controversies in the 1990's when they were about to release their films as directors with both being sued by the Ministry for the Culture and other entities that claimed a misuse of funds provided for the movies. Bengell had problems with O Guarani
(1997) while Fontes spent two decades trying to make Chatô, O Rei do Brasil
(2015). See more