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15 November 2007 (Brazil) See more »
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Thiago lives with his family on an isolated farm in the arid backlands of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As the... See more » | Add synopsis »
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20 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Reverse Shot, Berlin & Beyond
 (From MUBI. 20 October 2010, 7:31 AM, PDT)

World Cinema Report May 2008: Brazil
 (From ioncinema. 13 May 2008)

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Screaming for Silence See more (6 total) »

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Directed by
Sandra Kogut 
 
Writing credits
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Ana Luiza Martins Costa 
J. Guimarães Rosa  novel "Campo Geral"
Sandra Kogut 

Produced by
Laurent Lavolé .... producer
Isabelle Pragier .... producer
Flávio R. Tambellini .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Mauro Pinheiro Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Sérgio Mekler 
 
Production Design by
Marcos Pedroso 
 
Set Decoration by
Déia Brito 
 
Costume Design by
Marcos Pedroso 
 
Production Management
Luiz Henrique Fonseca .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniel Lentini .... third assistant director
Paula Lima .... second assistant director
Malu Miranda .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
João Ricardo .... property master
 
Sound Department
Márcio Câmara .... sound
Stéphane Thiébaut .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Mauricio Couto Bevilaqua .... special effects coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Janice Davila .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Diogo Costa .... assistant costume designer
 
Other crew
Rogério Thadeu de Castro .... set assistant
Clara Machado .... production assistant
Anna Luiza Müller .... publicist
Edu Pacheco .... set manager
Maria Fatima Toledo .... acting coach (as Fátima Toledo)
Patricia Zerbinatto .... production coordinator
 

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Argentina:95 min | Canada:95 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Screaming for Silence, 15 January 2010
Author: JustApt from Russian Federation, Ivanovo

I've just read that Mutum means mute and it's also the name of the region in Brazil where the family of this film does live on their fazenda. We see a tyrant father, children's life, everyday exhausting toil and family relationships through the eyes of Thiago, a ten-year-old boy who is dissimilar to the rest of the family. While watching this film I was remembering the summer visits in my childhood to my aunt's farmer house in the south of Ukraine – six brothers and two sisters, hardships and the endless drudge, even the landscape seemed similarly barren – in spite of the great difference in time and culture and the huge distance between two places the atmosphere looked very alike.

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