Marcelo Gomes

This brazilian film director, screenwriter and visual artist. His debut feature film, CINEMA, ASPIRINAS E URUBUS, was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2005. Since then, he has won over fifty awards worldwide. In 2009, M.Gomes presented VIAJO PORQUE PRECISO, VOLTO PORQUE TE AMO (2009) at the Venice Film Festival., a film co-directed with Karim Aïnouz.


A film by Marcelo Gomes

2017 - Brazil - Drama

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.