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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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  (in credits order)

Thiago da Silva Mariz ... Thiago
Wallison Felipe Leal Barroso ... Felipe (as Felipe Leal Barroso)
Maria Juliana Souza de Oliveira ... Juliana (as Juliana Souza de Oliveira)
Brenda Luana Rodrigues Lima ... Brenda (as Brenda Rodrigues Lima)
João Vitor Leal Barroso ... João Vitor
João Miguel ... Le père
Izadora Fernandes ... La mère (as Izadora Fernandes Silveira)
Rômulo Braga ... Oncle Terez
Paula Regina Sampaio da Silva ... Rosa (as Paula Sampalo da Silva)
Maria das Graças Leal Macedo ... La grand-mère (as Maria Leal de Macedo)
Pedro Trovão ... Vacher Jé
Flavio Bauraqui ... Seu Deográcias
Raimundo Nonato Soares da Silva ... Luisaltino (as Nonato Soares da Silva)
Eduardo Moreira ... Homme de la ville
Onilo José de Souza ... Vacher Onilo
Wellington Fernando de Aguiar ... Fernando (as Fernando de Agular)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sebastiao Alves da Rocha ... Vacher
Elessandro Pereira de Souza ... Ami de l'homme de la ville
Fausto Feliciano de Souza ... Vacher
Leonardo Feliciano de Souza ... Vacher
Vera Lucia Antonia de Souza ... Femme cuisine
Werner Majela de Souza ... Vacher
Marcio Magalhaes ... Vacher
Maurillo de Moura Magalhaes ... Vacher

Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos ... Seu Aristeu (uncredited)

Directed by
Sandra Kogut 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
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 D'Avila .... first assistant camera (as Janice Davila)
Eduardo Duque Pimenta .... second 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
Fátima Toledo .... acting coach
Patricia Zerbinatto .... production coordinator

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Argentina:95 min | Canada:95 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A Brazilian film not unworthy to be seen, 17 November 2011
Author: Atreyu_II from The world of artists

Strong movie that deals with serious and heavy stuff. A heavy atmosphere is almost omnipresent. Some may argue it as too slow-paced and boring. Slow-paced, that it definitely is. Boring? Well, it does require disposition for being slow-paced and almost silent.

This is a minimalist story, although sometimes the greatest stories are the "basic of the basics" (not in this case). That said, it's far from being pleasant because it deals with such things as poverty, physical and psychological aggression, betrayal, despair, pessimism, the sound of silence, suffer, loss and tragedy.

Thiago is the lead character. He's not very talkative but his sad eyes and face tell everything we'll ever need to know. His brother Felipe is the second lead character and another important character. Through him we can learn a lot too.

Thiago da Silva Mariz and Wallison Felipe Leal Barroso deserve very good praise for their acting.

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