Cinélatino 2016: European Distributors and Exhibitors Award for “Don’t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl!”
The European Distributors and Exhibitors Award was given to the film “Don’t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl!” by Felipe Bragança, on Sunday, March 20th 2016. The International Confederation of Art house Cinemas is please about this award for a Brasilian, French and Dutch film, which was in the section “Cinéma en construction 29” in Toulouse.
Brasil, France, Netherlands / 2016 / 115 min
Director and screenwriter: Felipe Bragança
Editor: Jon Kadocsa
Music: Baris Akardere
Photography: Glauco Firpo
Cast: Cauã Reymond (Fernando), Eduardo Macedo (Joca), Adelaida Benites (Basano), Ney Matogrosso (Mago), Leopoldo Pacheco (Cesar), Marco Loris (Telecatch) y Claudia Assunção (Joana).
Production: Duas Mariola Filmes
Coproduction: Globo Filmes, Damned Films, Revolver Amsterdan
The border between Brazil and Paraguay: living on opposite sides of a big river, Brazilian boy Joca falls in love with indigenous-Paraguayan girl Basano. A magical tale of impossible love and adventure in this land full of memories of colonial wars and indigenous genocide.
You can find a biography and a filmography of the director on Cinélatino’s website by clicking here.