Stirred up by the loss of his friend and a new relationship, an elderly gay man finally starts to embrace who he is Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape. While he is hiding Jean from the police, they find themselves in a power struggle that turns into affection. Their relationship does not only help Pedro to overcome his solitude, but also leads him to accept his true self.
- Marco Nanini
- Denise Weinberg
- Demick Lopes
- Gretta Sttar
- Armando Praça
- Ivo Lopes Araújo
- Karen Harley
- CARNAVAL FILMES
An emotional portrait of intergenerational love, life and loss among a marginalized class of Brazilians.
Looking at marginalization through several lenses — including age, sexuality, gender, violence and crime — this is a thematically ambitious but narratively very intimate and compassionate story of human relationships.
Born in Aracati, Brazil in 1978, he is a filmmaker and sociologist who has worked as an assistant director, screenwriter and acting coach for renowned Brazilian directors including Marcelo Gomes, Karim Aïnouz, Márcia Faria, Sérgio Rezende, Halder Gomes and Rosemberg Cariry. He himself has directed several short and mid-length films including THE BIONIC WOMAN which screened at the Festival du Court-Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand. GRETA is his debut feature film.