João (Welket Bunge), Joaquim (Julio Machado), Januário (Rômulo Braga) and Mathias (Nuno Lopes) - Copyright REC Produtores and Ukbar Filmes

Joaquim

A Film by Marcelo Gomes

Technical details : 2017 - Brazil - Drama - 2.39 - 97 min.

Cast : Julio Machado, Isabel Zuaa, Romulo Braga

Languages : Portuguese

Producers : Joao Vieira Jr, Pandora da Cunha Teles, Pablo Iraola

SYNOPSIS

Brazil, 18th century. The colony of Portugal endures a decline in gold production. A Portuguese minority rules over a corrupt and autocratic society. Joaquim is an efficient soldier, famous for capturing gold smugglers. While waiting for his promotion to Lieutenant, he leaves for a risky mission in search of new gold mines - the only way to buy the freedom of Blackie, a slave he is in love with. Based on the true story of Tiradentes, the first leader of the Brazilian revolutionary movement.

Berlinale 2017
Official Competition

SYNOPSIS

Brazil, 18th century. The colony of Portugal endures a decline in gold production. A Portuguese minority rules over a corrupt and autocratic society. Joaquim is an efficient soldier, famous for capturing gold smugglers. While waiting for his promotion to Lieutenant, he leaves for a risky mission in search of new gold mines - the only way to buy the freedom of Blackie, a slave he is in love with. Based on the true story of Tiradentes, the first leader of the Brazilian revolutionary movement.

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