Amadi is a musician in his 30s who lives in Nigeria. He travels to Brazil to try to find his brother, who works as a Mathematician in a technological institute, in São Paulo. When he gets there, however, Amadi discovers that the institute doesn’t even exist. Following weak leads, he realizes that his brother is not the distinguished professional he claimed to be. During his search, Amadi has to choose between the loyalty to his broken family and a new life in São Paulo.
Presented at Berlin International Film Festival.
Matias Mariani, Chika Anadu, Francine Barbosa, Júlia Murat, Maíra Bühler, Roberto Winter
Isabelle Dedieu, Luisa Marques
OC Ukeje, Indira Nascimento, Paulo André, Ike Barry, Chukwudi Iwuji
Matias Mariani, Marie-Pierre Macia, Juliana Funaro, Claire Gadea, Renata Wolter, Issis Valenzuela, Junyoung Jang
Primo Filmes, Tabuleiro Filmes
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1979. Mariani studied film at NYU and directed the short movie Rear View of the City (2003). He produced, among others, the features Kirill Mikhanovsky’s Fish Dreams (2006, 30th Mostra) as well as Heitor Dhalia’s Drained (2006, Jury Prize at the 30th Mostra) and Adrift (2009). He had his debut as a director beside Maíra Bühler with I Touched All Your Stuff (2014), presented at 38th Mostra.