Lado B: Como Fazer um Longa Sem Grana no Brasil (2007)

With humor, the documentary shows the drama and struggle to produce the low-budget film "Fourth Grade B" over four years.


Marcelo Galvão
2 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Theodoro Fontes Theodoro Fontes ... Himself
Ugo Giorgetti Ugo Giorgetti ... Himself
Álvaro Lima Álvaro Lima ... Himself
Joel Lopes Joel Lopes ... Himself
Fernando Meirelles ... Himself
Marçal Souza Marçal Souza ... Himself
Alexandre Stockler Alexandre Stockler ... Himself
Rodrigo Tavares Rodrigo Tavares ... Himself


It is a documentary film that shows the reality of Brazil's independent filmmaking through a feature film called "Quarta B" (Fourth Grade B), which was produced with only US$ 15,000 and won the "Best Film" award (popular jury) at São Paulo International Film Festival in 2005. With humor, the documentary shows the drama and struggle to produce the film over four years. Several well-known directors and producers in Brazil share their experience about the subject - Fernando Meirelles, Ugo Giorgetti, Jose Belmonte, Alexandre Stockler, Theodoro Fontes, Marçal Souza, among others.

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Release Date:

22 October 2007 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Side B See more »

Filming Locations:

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Box Office


$10,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gatacine,2e2,Ioiô Filmes See more »
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Technical Specs



Sound Mix:

Dolby (RCA Sound System)


Color (NTSC Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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