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Praia do Futuro (2014)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 27 February 2015 (USA)
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Shortly after failing to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, a friend of the victim. They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.

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Karim Aïnouz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wagner Moura ... Donato
Clemens Schick ... Konrad
Jesuíta Barbosa Jesuíta Barbosa ... Ayrton
Fred Lima Fred Lima ... Heiko
Thomas Aquino Thomas Aquino ... Jefferson (as Thomás Aquino)
Maj. Barreto Maj. Barreto ... Diver 1
Marcus Davis Andrade Braga Marcus Davis Andrade Braga ... Diver 2
Savio Ygor Ramos Savio Ygor Ramos ... Ayrton (10 years old) (as Sávio Ygor Ramos)
Demick Lopes Demick Lopes ... Captain Motta (as Démick Lopes)
Jean Philippe Kodjo Adabra Jean Philippe Kodjo Adabra ... Grocery Clerk
Sabine Timoteo Sabine Timoteo ... Heiko's Wife
Yannik Burwiek Yannik Burwiek ... Heiko's Son (as Yannik Burwieck)
Christoph Zrenner Christoph Zrenner ... School Janitor
Natascha Paulick Natascha Paulick ... Bartender
Ingo Naujoks Ingo Naujoks ... Mechanic
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Storyline

Shortly after failing to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, a friend of the victim. They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Brazil | Germany

Language:

Portuguese | German | English

Release Date:

27 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Futuro Beach See more »

Filming Locations:

Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,324, 1 March 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,262, 10 May 2015
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Those are Clemens Schick's real tattoos that we see in the film. See more »

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When Konrad drives around on a KTM in Germany, the motor noise you hear is clearly from a 4-in-a-row cylinders engine. But KTM only manufactures 1 and 2 cylinders motors that would never sound like this. See more »

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The first love scene in the film's Part II section (containing footage of oral sex being performed) was cut in the theatrical/home video release. See more »

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euro road trip - journey of two brothers
20 July 2015 | by ksf-2See all my reviews

"Beach" opens with two motorcycle riders riding along the sand, and cooling off in the waters of a nearby beach; When one of them drowns, the lifeguard tries, but fails to save him. The lifeguard Doni, ( Wagner Moura) strikes up a "friendship" with the buddy of the guy that was lost (Clemens Schick). Lots of hot guys. The friendship turns into more... but the plot development moves pretty slowly. Konrad wants Doni to stay, but Doni wants to get back to his job and his family. Full frontal nudity. Lots of butt shots. Not a lot of dialogue, but maybe that's part of the charm. A whole lot of dancing in nightclubs. Some GREAT scenes of a giant indoor aquarium, and also many ocean scenes. Then his family issues catch up with him. Doni must decide what's important to him. The ending was a little metaphysical, but you can judge for yourself. Certainly worth the price of a DVD on amazon.com.

Directed by Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz, who has done numerous films. Co-wrote this with Felipe Bragança. Very Euro.


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