2008. Brazil. Selton Mello. 104 min.
Introduced by Mello
Saturday, July 18, 2009, 8:00 p.m.
2008. Brazil. Directed by Selton Mello. Screenplay by Mello, Marcelo Vindicatto. With Leonardo Medeiros, Darlene Glória, Paulo Guarnieri. Popular telenovela star Mello confidently directs an excellent cast in this urban family drama. A fortyish man travels from his calm and modest life in the countryside to join relatives and friends in the city during the season of forgiveness and understanding—Christmas. As his two worlds collide he is forced to choose the values that will define his future. New York premiere. 104 min.