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Saudade fez morada aqui dentro
A piece of news shakes the life of Bruno, a 15-year-old teenager who lives with his mother and brother in a small town in Brazil—the doctors tell him that he’s irreversibly losing his eyesight. He doesn’t know at what exact moment his definitive blindness will come, the only thing that’s certain is that it will happen soon. As he prepares to face a distressing future, Bruno tries to deal with concerns typical of a kid his age—he talks and dances with his younger brother, plays soccer, attends parties and beefs up a slightly romantic friendship with a classmate. With the uncertainties of all coming-of-age narratives that, in this case, are amplified by the impending blindness, Bittersweet Rain —Haroldo Borges’ first solo outing— turns the tragic fate of its protagonist into a tale of collective learning.
Haroldo Borges was born in Brazil in 1977. He is part of the Plano 3 Films collective. He directed the documentary Jonas and the Backyard Circus and the fiction feature Son of Ox, which participated in the Busan and Guadalajara festivals and won the Audience Award in Malaga.
G: Haroldo Borges, Paula Gomes
F: Haroldo Borges
E: Haroldo Borges, Juliano Castro
DA: Marcos Bautista
S: Pedro Garcia, Victor Coroa
P: Paula Gomes, Ernesto Molinero, Marcos Bautista
I: Bruno Jefferson, Angela Maria, Ronnaldy Gomes, Terena França, Wilma Macêdo, Heraldo de Deus, Vinicius Bustani
Plano 3 Filmes