DOCTORS OF JOY

By Mara MOURÃO

MAMO FILMES - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2005

A documentary about the way clowns see life with different eyes. The movie received the UNESCO seal for promoting a Culture of Peace.

    • Year of production
    • 2005
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mara MOURÃO
    • Writer(s)
    • Mara MOURÃO
    • Producer(s)
    • Fernando DIAS (Grifa), Mauricio DIAS (Grifa), Tatiana BATTAGLIA DIAS (Grifa)
    • Synopsis
    • Having its TV version indicated to the Emmy Award 2005, and theater version awarded in several international and national film festivals, this documentary registers the job “Doctors of Joy”, a group of clowns, do with seriously ill children in hospitals all around Brazil aiming to bring some happiness to their life inside such adverse environment. This film transmits the importance of art and its social role, focusing on the triumph of love and laughter through unique professional work of the Brazilian group of Clowns for children inside the hospitals.
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