30.09. - 09.10.2021

Once There Was Brazilia Brazil, Portugal 2017 | 98 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Adirley Queirós

ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS (*1970) had made several shorts and documentaries, before turning to feature films in 2014 with his debut White Out, Black In, which he showed at FILMFEST HAMBURG. Once There was Brasília is his second feature.

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In 1959, intergalactic agent WA4 was given a dangerous mission: to travel to Planet Earth and assassinate Brazil's President Juscelino Kubitschek during the opening ceremony for the city of Brasília. But during his journey complications arise and he ends up landing in Brazil's prison capital Ceilândia in the year 2016. Only the post-war Queen Andreia can help him kill  the monsters who are now sitting in Congress. A dark science fiction parable on the social shortcomings in today's Brazil.
Original title: Era Uma Vez Brasília
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Portuguese
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Adirley Queirós
Screenplay: Adirley Queirós
Cast: Wellington Abreu, Andreia Vieira, Marquim do Tropa
Producer: Adirley Queirós
Director of Photography: Joana Pimenta
Production Design: Denise Vieira
Editor: Marcius Barbieri, Fred Benevides, Guile Martins
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Vitrine Filmes; Terratreme Filmes
Production: Terratreme Filmes
Contact: Pedro Peralta, Terratreme Filmes:


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