JULIO IS GONE

JULIO SUMIU

By Roberto BERLINER

TV ZERO - as PROD

Comedy - Completed 2014

Both sides of the tracks clash together in this Brazilian dark comedy. When a mother fears that her son might've been kidnapped, she joins forces with a local drug lord (City of God's Leandro Firmino) to sell drugs in her house during a police occupation.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roberto BERLINER
    • Writer(s)
    • Beto SILVA, Patricia ANDRADE
    • Producer(s)
    • Rodrigo LETIER (TvZero), Manfredo G. BARRETTO, Roberto BERLINER (TvZero)
    • Synopsis
    • Mrs. Edna cannot stop crying, it’s already 6 AM and her son Julio hasn’t called. When the whole day goes by and the boy doesn’t show up, the family starts to come to terms with the fact that something is wrong, and gets together to find where he is. Could he have been kidnapped, is he running away from the police or involved with drug trafficking? Fearing that her son might've been kidnapped, Edna goes up a nearby favela during a police occupation, and ends up joining forces with local drug lord Tião Demonio against the police, all in order to find her son.
    • Partners & financing
    • Imagem Filmes
      Telecine
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2013
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