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The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão (2019)

A Vida Invisível (original title)
Two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.

Director:

Karim Aïnouz

Writers:

Murilo Hauser, Inés Bortagaray (Co-writer) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fernanda Montenegro ... Eurídice senhora
Carol Duarte ... Eurídice Gusmão
Gregório Duvivier ... Antenor
Julia Stockler ... Guida Gusmão
António Fonseca António Fonseca ... Manuel
Cristina Pereira Cristina Pereira ... Cecília
Flavio Bauraqui Flavio Bauraqui ... Detetive
Maria Manoella Maria Manoella ... Zélia
Flávia Gusmão Flávia Gusmão ... Ana Gusmão
Marcio Vito ... Osvaldo
Gillray Coutinho Gillray Coutinho ... Afonso
Bárbara Santos Bárbara Santos ... Filomena
Nikolas Antunes Nikolas Antunes ... Yorgus
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Storyline

The year is 1950. Classical piano prodigy Eurídice (Carol Duarte) dreams of studying at the Vienna Conservatory. Her sister, Guida (Julia Stockler), however, is the first of the siblings to make it to Europe, albeit fleetingly: after having eloped with a Greek sailor, Guida soon returns to Rio de Janeiro pregnant and alone, unbeknownst to Eurídice. Kept apart by a terrible lie, years pass as the two sisters forge their respective paths through their city's teeming bustle, each believing the other to be half a world away.

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Country:

Brazil | Germany

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

31 October 2019 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,164
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Brazil's official submission for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category at the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020. Runner-up was Bacurau (2019). See more »

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Sisters power
17 July 2019 | by AdelejdeSee all my reviews

Very touching portrait of two sisters in Rio de Janeiro. In the world of men, they want to make their dreams come true. We have here one story about two lives. Very imporant movie which shows how lives of many women looked like in the early fifties. There is no hypocrisy here and the story itself drags us into their world.


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