Daniela Thomas

Daniela Thomas is a Brazilian film director, screenwriter and editor. She wrote and co-directed three features, FOREIGN LAND (1996), MIDNIGHT (1998) and LINHA DE PASSE (Palm D'Or for Best Actress at the 2008 Cannes Festival), and many shorts with her partner Walter Salles. Thomas' film VAZANTE (2017) premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. She was also one of the directors of the Opening Ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


A film by Daniela Thomas

2017 - Portugal/Brasil - Drama

Brazil, 1821. Upon his return to the imposing farmhouse, Antonio, a slave trader, finds out that his wife died in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife’s niece. A restless soul, he returns to his trading expeditions, leaving his young wife behind alone with the slaves.