CASA GRANDE OR THE BALLAD OF POOR JEAN

Brazil | 2014 | 117 min | Colour | Drama
Co-Presented by the Toronto International Film and Video Awards, the ReelWorld Film Festival, the Toronto Film Scene, and the Toronto International Deaf Film and Arts Festival

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SCREENING:

Friday, November 28th – 8:45pm

Casa Grande
Director: Fellipe Barbosa
Script: Fellipe Barbosa, Karen Sztajnberg
Editor: Nina Galanternick, Karen Sztajnberg
Cinematographer: Pedro Sotero
Music: Victor Camelo, Patrick Laplan
Art Direction: Ana Paula Cardoso
Costume Design: Gabriela Campos
Producer: Iafa Britz
Production Co.: Migdal Filmes

Cast: Thales Cavalcanti, Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Alice Melo, Bruna Amaya, Clarissa Pinheiro

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio’s decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy’s struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

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Festivals and Awards

Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Audience Award – Paulínia’s Film Festival 2014 | Audience Award, International Critics’ Award, French Critics’Award – Toulouse’s Film Festival 2014 | Audience Award – Rio’s Film Festival 2014