MALANDRO

By Mika KAURISMAKI

CHIC FILMS - as PROD

Action/Adventure - Development 2010

A journey through Brazil into the world of Capoeira. In the spirit of Some like it Hot and Midnight Run, Malandro is a classic ”buddy” road movie, an action comedy which follows the absurd adventures of the hapless Malandro and his unlikely accomplice Sven, a straight-laced Swedish policeman.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mika KAURISMAKI
    • Writer(s)
    • Simon BROOK, Mika KAURISMAKI
    • Producer(s)
    • Lauranne BOURRACHOT (Chic Films), Marco CHERQUI (Chic Films)
    • Synopsis
    • A male bonding road movie in the spirit of "Some like it hot" and "Midnight run". This humourous action film relates the incredible adventures of the hapless Malandra, petty thief and supposed grand master of Capeira, and his unlikely sidekick Sven, a somewhat inflexible Swedish policeman. A chase through Brazil and the universe of the Capoeira.
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