JOAQUIM

By Marcelo GOMES

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Historical - Completed 2017

Brazil, 18th century. The colony endures a decline in gold production. A Portuguese minority rules over a corrupt and autocratic society. Joaquim is an efficient soldier waiting for his promotion to Lieutenant who leaves for a risky mission to buy the freedom of Blackie, a slave he is in love with.

Festivals
& Awards

Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2017
Competition
San Sebastian FF 2017
Film Library (not in selection)
Ventana Sur 2017
Latam Screenings
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Historical, Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marcelo GOMES
    • Producer(s)
    • Joao VIEIRA JR, Pandora DA CUNHA TELES, Pablo IRAOLA
    • Synopsis
    • Brazil, 18th century. The colony of Portugal endures a decline in gold production. A Portuguese minority rules over a corrupt and autocratic society. Joaquim is an efficient soldier, famous for capturing gold smugglers. While waiting for his promotion to Lieutenant, he leaves for a risky mission in search of new gold mines - the only way to buy the freedom of Blackie, a slave he is in love with.
      Based on the true story of Tiradentes, the first leader of the Brazilian revolutionary movement.
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