Once There Was Brazilia

Dir: ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS
Mostra: Competition
100' . 2017 . DF

Synopsis

In 1959, the intergalactic agent WA4 was arrested for illegally occupying private land. He receives a mission: to go to planet Earth and kill the president of the Republic, Juscelino Kubitschek, on the day of Brasília’s inauguration. But his spaceship lands in Ceilândia, the largest satellite city of Brasília and the capital of its prison. Only Andreia, the queen of the post-war, can help him to assemble an army able to kill the monsters who inhabit the National Congress. A documentary recorded in the Year 0 P.C. (Post-Coup), in the Federal District and its surroundings.

Rating 14 years

Screening: november 18 at 21h30

Credits

CINCO DA NORTE
/ Production company

SIMONE QUEIROZ
/ Excutive producer

ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS
/ Producer

ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS
/ Script

JOANA PIMENTA
/ Cinematography

FRANCISCO CRAESMEYER
/ Sound

DENISE VIEIRA
/ Art direction

ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS, FRED BENEVIDES, GUILE MARTINS
/ Editor

GUILE MARTINS, FERNANDO HENNA, DANIEL TURIM, FRANCISCO CRAESMEYER
/ Sound designer

W4- WELLINGTON ABREU, ANDRÉIA VIEIRA, MRQUIM DO TROPA, FRANKLIN FERREIRA
/ Cast

Festivals and Awards

  • Menção especial do júri / Special Mention of Juri – Festival de Locarno 2017
  • Melhor direção, fotografia e som / Best director, cinematographer and sound - Festival de Brasília 2017
  • Festival de Hamburgo

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/ CONTACT

ADIRLEY QUEIRÓS

Brazilian filmmaker and ex-professional football player, Adirley Queirós directed several short films including Rap, O Canto Da Ceilândia (2005) and Dias De Greve (2009) and documentaries such as A Cidade É Uma Só? (2011). In 2014, he signed his first fiction feature film, White Out, Black In, which is screened at the Viennale and DocLisboa among others.