THE BALLROOM

CHEGA DE SAUDADE

By Lais BODANZKY

BANKSIDE FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Musical - Completed 2007

In an old-time dance hall in Sao-Paulo one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.

    • Year of production
    • 2007
    • Genres
    • Musical
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lais BODANZKY
    • Producer(s)
    • Fabiano GULLANE, Luiz BOLOGNEZI
    • Synopsis
    • Set over the course of one evening in a traditional Brazilian dance hall, CHEGA DE SAUDADE invites its audience to participate in the electric atmosphere of the ballroom. The characters who attend the ball each week live for their moment on the dance floor. As they remember the past, imagine the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, of course, dance, their inner most passions and desires unfold in front of our very eyes.
      CHEGA DE SAUDADE is a passionate and heart-felt character study about life, love, desire and the incredible power of the dance hall. Set to an astounding soundtrack featuring world renowned Brazilian songs performed by Elza Soares and Marku Ribu, the film offers its audience the chance of feeling that they too are part of the magic of the ballroom.
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