Cacaya (2017)

| Drama
Set in contemporary New York City, Cacaya is the story of a young Brazilian woman, who ends her tumultuous relationship with an American man, and then discovers she is carrying his child. ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Azen

Writer:

Peter Azen

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriella Vergani Gabriella Vergani ... Gabriella
Micah Chartrand ... Micah
Cacá Macedo Cacá Macedo ... Aquiles
Juliana Suaide ... Protoé
Sophie Overwater ... Helena
Rebecca Nelson Rebecca Nelson ... Mother
Francesca Murdoch ... Daughter
Velson D'Souza ... Another Man
Ava Rocha Ava Rocha ... Tupi (singing voice)
Isabella Fernandez Isabella Fernandez ... Tupi (singing voice)
Stripey Stripey ... Micah's Cat
Arya Arya ... Mother's Cat
Karen Eilbacher ... Hyppolyta (as Karen Eilbacher)
Alannah Fehrenbach Alannah Fehrenbach ... Antibrote
Neide Fonseca da Silva Neide Fonseca da Silva ... Ainia
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Storyline

Set in contemporary New York City, Cacaya is the story of a young Brazilian woman, who ends her tumultuous relationship with an American man, and then discovers she is carrying his child. The couple's struggle to interact during the pregnancy, and to deal with the situation, increases the tension between them. The film interweaves this modern narrative with indigenous Amazon rainforest folklore and ancient Greek mythology of the Amazons, using the framework of German dramatist Heinrich von Kleist's 1808 tragedy Penthesilea.

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Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

Cup of Joe Film | Illium Pictures

Country:

USA | Brazil

Language:

English | Portuguese | Tupi

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Soundtracks

Alvorada
Composed by Antônio Carlos Gomes
For the Opera 'O Escravo'
Performed by Orquestra Sinfônica Nacional da Universidade Federal Fluminense
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