BRAZILIAN WESTERN

FAROESTE CABOCLO

By René SAMPAIO

IMAGINA INTERNATIONAL SALES - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2013

Loosely based on legendary Brasilia rock band Legiao Urbana's seminal folk song, René Sampaio's lyrical, fable-like debut feature follows a young man from the provinces who decides to try his luck in the capital, where he falls in with a rough crowd -- and falls for a senator's daughter.

Festivals
& Awards

Miami IFF 2014
Cinema 360
Guadalajara FICG 2014
International Feature
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • René SAMPAIO
    • Synopsis
    • João do Santo Cristo (Fabrício Boliveira) leaves Salvador, Bahia in search for a better life and goes to Brasília. There, he meets Maria Lúcia (Isis Valverde), whom he falls in love with and wishes to build a better future. However, his involvement with drug trafficking may ruin everything, as his main competitor, Jeremias (Felipe Abib), becomes his enemy.