Hard Paint

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    Hard Paint

    Tinta Bruta

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2018

    118 min

    • Portuguese

    Drama

    Hiding behind colors, a fluorescent soul comes to life. While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister’s sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.

    Awards

    • CICAE Award, Teddy Award for Best Film - Berlin IFF
    • Best Fiction Feature, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor - Rio FFBest Fiction Feature, Best Actor (Shico Menegat), Best Supporting Actor (Bruno Fernandes) - Rio IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Shico Menegat
    Bruno Fernandes
    Guega Peixoto
    Sandra Dani
    Frederico Vasques
    Denis Gosh
    Camila Falcão
    Áurea Baptista
    Larissa Sanguiné
    Zé Adão Barbosa
    Screenplay
    Filipe Matzembacher
    Marcio Reolon
    Cinematography
    Glauco Firpo
    Editing
    Germano de Oliveira
    Music
    Felipe Puperi
    Production
    AVANTE FILMES
    Sales
    M-APPEAL

    Press

    a brooding tale of isolation in the internet age set in Brazil’s southern city of Porto Alegre.

    Jess Wessberg, Variety

    Filipe Matzembacher

    Filipe Matzembacher

    Brazil

    Born in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1988, he studied film directing at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica in his home town. He co-directed the film SEASHORE with Marcio Reolon.

    Marcio Reolon

    Marcio Reolon

    Brazil

    Born in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1984, he studied film directing at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica in his home town. He is co-founder, along with Felipe Matzembacher, of the Avante Filmes production company. SEASHORE is his first full-length film.