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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Mutum

Fortnight 2007, Feature film, 1h35

Synopsis

Mutum means mute. Mutum is a black bird. And Mutum is also the name of a remote region in the Brazilian mountains, where Thiago and his family live. Thiago, who is ten, is not an ordinary child. Through his eyes, we glimpse the gloomy word of the adults: betrayal, violence, silence. With his brother and only friend Felipe, Thiago must confront this world that he will learn to leave behind.

Director

Sandra Kogut

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Sandra Kogut has lived and worked in France and the United States. She began working in the visual arts, with installations and performance art. Her work lies at the frontier between documentary and fiction and has been shown at the MoMA and the Guggenheim Museum, among others. Her films have won prizes in international festivals. Mutum is her first fiction feature.

Izadora Fernandes
João Miguel
Rômulo Braga
Thiago da Silva Mariz
Wallison Felipe Leal Barroso

Screenplay
Ana Luiza Martins Costa et Sandra Kogut, de / adaped from : “Campo Geral” de João Guimarães Rosa

Image
Mauro Pinheiro Jr

Sound
Márcio Câmara, Stéphane Thiebaut

Editing
Sérgio Mekler

Set decoration
Marcos Pedroso

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