Blue Blood

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Blue Blood (Sangue azul)

Directed by Lirio Ferreira

  • Brazil 2014; 119 min
  • Original version: Portuguese
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Feature, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Romulo Braga) - Rio IFF


Living in an idyllic island paradise, ten-year-old Pedro is separated from his sister Raquel because their mother fears a forbidden attraction between the siblings. Against his will, the boy is sent away to the mainland where he joins a travelling circus. Growing up among a colourful family of circus performers, Pedro transforms into a legendary figure called ‘Zolah, the Cannon Man’.
On a circus tour, Zolah – now grown into a handsome and seductive man – returns to the mystical island he was forced to leave behind. Trying to reconnect with his past, he longs for the forbidden love of his lost childhood…




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