BLUE BLOOD

SANGUE AZUL

By Lírio FERREIRA

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Drama - Completed 2014

Living in an idyllic island paradise, ten-year-old Pedro is separated from his sister Raquel because their mother fears a forbidden attraction between them. The boy is sent away to the mainland where he joins a travelling circus. After some years he returns, longing for his forbidden love.

Festivals
& Awards

Rio de Janeiro IFF 2014
Winner - Best Film
Rio de Janeiro IFF 2014
Winner - Best Director
Rio de Janeiro IFF 2014
Winner - Best Supporting Actor
Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2015
Panorama
Miami Film Festival 2015
Knight Competition
Thessaloniki IFF 2015
Open Horizons
Ventana Sur 2018
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    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 119 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lírio FERREIRA
    • Writer(s)
    • Felipe BARBOSA, Lírio FERREIRA, Sérgio DE OLIVEIRA
    • Producer(s)
    • Renato CIASCA (Drama Filmes)
    • Synopsis
    • Living in an idyllic island paradise, ten-year-old Pedro is separated from his sister Raquel because their mother fears a forbidden attraction between the siblings. Against his will, the boy is sent away to the mainland where he joins a travelling circus. Growing up among a colourful family of circus performers, Pedro transforms into a legendary figure called ‘Zolah, the Cannon Man’.
      On a circus tour, Zolah – now grown into a handsome and seductive man – returns to the mystical island he was forced to leave behind. Trying to reconnect with his past, he longs for the forbidden love of his lost childhood…
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