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Cinélatino 2016: European Distributors and Exhibitors Award for “Don’t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl!”

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.

Film information:

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

Synopsis:

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.

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