First film - Completed 2016

Hotel Mundial is a film entirely set within a hotel room. It is the story of a long distance relationship between a Brazilian guy and an Argentine girl. The movie is also the story of its actors and their enrolment in the film, blurring the border between reality and fiction.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • First film, Romance, Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 75 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jarleo BARBOSA
    • Writer(s)
    • Jarleo BARBOSA, Pedro NOVAES, Felipe BRUM, Vero GEREZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Jarleo BARBOSA (Panaceia Filmes), Pedro NOVAES (Sertão Filmes)
    • Synopsis
    • Actor and character blend in this film. Hotel Mundial is the story of Antônio and Sofia, but also a narrative about Felipe and Verónica, film actors. In this film reality and fiction, characters and actors, mix together.

      Sofia has just left the house where she lived in Buenos Aires and checks into a Hotel. She intends to stay here while looking for a new place to live. Therefore she is staying in a hotel in her own city, feeling lonesome and anxiously waiting for a visit by Antônio, her boyfriend, who lives in Brazil. They carry a long distance relationship.

      When Antônio finally arrives they try to stay together as much as possible, but, as time passes, distance seems to grow in between them inside this room at Hotel Mundial..

      The whole narrative takes place inside this hotel room. This story about distance is told from the perspective of presence, mixing documentary and fictional records.