THE MOTHER

A MÃE

By Cristiano BURLAN

ANTIGLITCH FOUNDATION - as CONS

Drama - Completed 2020

A single mother who lives in the outskirts of São Paulo returns home at night and does not find her teenage son. After a nonstop searching she finds out the boy was killed by the police and his body is missing. A dizzying journey starts for the right to bury her son.

Festivals
& Awards

Ventana Sur 2020
Copia Final
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Cristiano BURLAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Iván MELO (Cup Films)
    • Synopsis
    • A street vendor who lives in the outskirts of São Paulo returns home at night and does not find her teenager son. After a nonstop searching she finds out the boy was killed by the police and his body is missing. It begins there a vertiginous fight of this woman for the right to bury her son, a fight that will not only unveil the excessive violence of one of most lethal police of the world, but also how structural racism operates in Brazilian society.