By Gregorio GANANIAN


Musical - Completed 2017

In a delicate border between 'reason' and 'unreason', “Unheard-of' ventures out the composition process and inventive thinking of the 'tropicalist' guitar player Lanny Gordin, a fundamental artist for the expansion of Brazilian music in the 60’s. Through unlikely encounters, between Brazil and China

& Awards

Sao Paulo IFF 2017
Brazil Premiere
Mostra de Tiradentes 2018
Olhos Livres
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Musical, Art - Culture, Documentary
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gregorio GANANIAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Gregorio GANANIAN, Danielly O.M.M., Danielly O.M.M.
    • Producer(s)
    • Danielly O.M.M. (Zaum Produtora), Gregorio GANANIAN (Zaum Produtora), Wellington DARWIN (DGT Filmes), Toni NOGUEIRA (DGT Filmes), Sergio GAG (DGT Filmes)
    • Synopsis
    • In a delicate border between 'fiction' and 'reality', the surprising character of “Unheard­-of”, Lanny Gordin projects himself between China, his birthplace, and Brazil, where he lives and developed his career as a guitar player since the Tropicalia movement. We are invited to share his world where the border between 'unreason' and 'sanity' acquires new shades. The urban landscapes of Shanghai and Sao Paulo, laden with symbols of a decadent and contradictory modernity are the landscape for us to get closer to his reflections. Lanny presents us another perspective, free from recurring social and cultural patterns. With Lanny Gordin we can travel through the archetypes of contemporary society and we are led to reflect about them. Delicate polilinguistic meetings are experienced throughout the film while we can establish a connection with this entrancing character, and to notice how his 'unreason' is a power for possibilities of new forms of unheard-of