ASTRO, AN URBAN FABLE IN A MAGICAL RIO DE JANEIRO

ASTRO, UMA FÁBULA URBANA EM UM RIO DE JANEIRO MÁGICO

By Paula TRABULSI

ASAS.BR.COM - as PROD

Transmedia - Completed 2014

A Transmedia Storytelling Concept – the starting point.

Astro, an urban fable in magical Rio de Janeiro, Paula Trabulsi’s first feature film was amplified into a number of events and contents involving visual arts, street culture, gastronomy and urban interventions related to the film’s plot.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Transmedia, Art - Culture, Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Paula TRABULSI
    • Synopsis
    • This urban fable tells the story of Astro, a Swede (played by the Swedish actress Alexandra Dahlström) called to Brasil to claim an inheritance who ends up staying in town longer than expected and is deeply transformed by the beauty of the city and the charisma of the “cariocas” – specially Alice (played by Veronica Debom). While the story unfolds, artists created works around the main character such as video-art and music. The cast also included Regina Duarte, as Astro’s grandfather’s neighbour, Odilon Wagner as Henrique, and Claudio Cavalcanti as Dr. Ismael Salgado, role awarded by the Brazilian Cinema Academy.