Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ...
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Shows the unusual situation of homeless Brazilians movement and refugees that squat together an abandoned building in downtown Sao Paulo. The daily tension caused by the treat of eviction reveals the dramas and joys.
Isam Ahmad Issa,
Caio and Mari are two young adults whose relationship is beyond any definition. Throughout 10 years, the plot transits among 3 striking moments in which their desires are in conflict and their relationship is put to the test.
Rosalia is a 65-year-old worker who dedicated her life to work in a reactor factory on the outskirts of São Paulo. One day, she is fired, and comforted by her brother José. He decides to take her on a car trip to Buenos Aires.
The summer is coming and Elias has been dreaming of the sea a lot. In the factory where he works, his responsibilities increase as the holiday season approaches. After one more night ... See full summary »
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Diogo (17) has a little quirk: he likes to call his mother's female therapy patients and masturbate while listening to them on the phone. One of these patients is Angela (43), a woman who ... See full summary »
Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya determined to discover the African continent. Until he reached the top of Mount Mulanje, Malawi, his last destination.
Beautiful, perfect depiction of the soul of travelling
28th STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. DAY 3, NOV 10th 2017. "Gabriel and the Mountain" (Gabriel e a montanha) (2017) had its Swedish premiere at the festival on Nov 9th.
Backpacking captured. If Lonely Planet was a film, it would be "Gabriel and the Mountain" (2017) by Brazilian director Fellipe Barbosa.
Like travelling. For real. You're there with Gabriel, walking beside him on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania or trekking to reach the Sapitwa peak, talking with same people, kissing his girlfriend, jumping from the cliff by a waterfall, drinking wine on a beach in Zanzibar.
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