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Vazante

Vazante

About the Film

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.

 



Director: Daniela Thomas

Reactions

“A striking visual beauty.” David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
Full Review

“Daniela Thomas delivers a beautifully atmospheric... black-and-white drama about slavery and the subjugation of women in 1800s Brazil.” – Jessica Kiang, Variety

Awards & Festivals

  • Panorama Special Section Selection, 2017 Berlin International Film Festival


Cast & Crew

Cast

António: Adriano Carvalho
Beatriz: Luana Nastas
Dona Ondina: Sandra Corveloni 
Dona Zizinha: Juliana Carneiro Da Cunha
Bartholomeu: Roberto Audio
Feliciana: Jai Baptista
Maria Joaquina: Isadora Favero
Lider: Toumani Kouyaté
Virgílio: Vinicius Dos Anjos
Jeremias: Fabrício Boliveira
Joana: Geisa Costa
Porfírio: Adilson Maghá
Manuel: Alexandre De Sena

Crew

Director: Daniela Thomas
Screenwriters: 
Daniela Thomas & Beto Amaral 
Producers: Beto Amaral, Maria Ionescu, Sara Silveira
Co-Producers: 
Pandora Da Cunha Telles & Pablo Iraola
Associate Producer: 
Fernando Meirelles
Line Producer: 
Cristina Alves
Director of Photography: Inti Briones
Editors: Estevan Schilling & Tiago Marinho
Production Designer: Valdy Lopes: 
Sound Designer: Vasco Pimentel
Costume Designer: Cassio Brasil
Make-Up: Rosemary Paiva

Technical Info

Production Year: 2017
Countries of Production: Portugal, Brazil
Languages: Portuguese
Running Time: 1h 56m
Screen Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound: Dolby 5.1
Color: B&W

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Awards & Festivals

  • Panorama Special Section Selection, 2017 Berlin International Film Festival


Reactions

“A striking visual beauty.” David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
Full Review

“Daniela Thomas delivers a beautifully atmospheric... black-and-white drama about slavery and the subjugation of women in 1800s Brazil.” – Jessica Kiang, Variety
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