REDEMOINHO

WHIRLPOOL

By José Luiz VILLAMARIM

BANANEIRA FILMES - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2016

Whirlpool tells the story of the reunion of two friends: Luzimar and Gildo. At this meeting, moved by
alcohol, memories, regrets and grudges, two lives are reviewed. After all, who made the best choice:
the one who left town or the one who stayed?

Festivals
& Awards

Rio de Janeiro IFF 2016
Première Brazil Special Jury Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • José Luiz VILLAMARIM
    • Writer(s)
    • George MOURA
    • Producer(s)
    • Vania CATANI (BANANEIRA FILMES)
    • Synopsis
    • The film REDEMOINHO tells the story of the reencounter of two lost friends, Luzimar and Gildo. Both of them were born in Cataguases, a small town at Minas Gerais State, Brazil, and spent their childhood together. Luzimar has never been out of town and work as a labourerat in a cotton factory. Gildo went to São Paulo city and believe he has achieved success: he has even managed to acquire a brand new Volkswagen Beetle. A few days before the 1979`s Christmas Eve, Gildo comes back to Cataguases to meet his mother. As Luzimar sees the car in front of the house, he goes after Gildo. From this meeting, impelled by alcohol, memories, remorse and resentment, two lives are full recalled. After all, who made the best the choice?
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