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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

A Rainha Diaba

Fortnight 1974, Feature film,

Synopsis

Dans les bas-fonds de Rio, Rainha Diaba seme la terreur parmi les bandits et la police. Homosexuel noir, il a sa cour et controle le trafic de la drogue. Personne n’ose le defier jusqu’au jour ou Bereco, voyou ingenu, decide de transgresser les regles etablies par la Rainha Diaba.

Director

Antonio Carlos Fontura

Born in Sao Paulo, he is a producer, director and sreenwriter. He started working for documentaries, short films and wrote and directed TV programmes and series. He then directed his first movie. He also directed screen adaptations. Recently, he dedicated to writing, for exemple a novel. His film Copacabana me was a success and won the Best screenplay award in Brazil; his films won many awards for the sreenplay or direction.