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Neon Bull

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Neon Bull (Boi neon)

Directed by Gabriel Mascaro

  • Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands 2015; 101 min
  • Original version: Portuguese
  • Genre: Drama
    • Special Orizzonti Jury Award - Venice IFF
    • Honourable Mention (Platform) - Toronto IFF
    • Film Critic Award - Filmfest Hamburg
    • Best Feature Film - Adelaide FF
    • Best Film (Official Competition) - FICCI
    • Special Mention, Magey Prize - FIC Guadalajara
    • Best Script, Best Cinematography - Fénix Film Awards

  • From the director of CENTRE OF THE EARTH presented at CineMart
    From the director of OVERGOD presented at Berlinale Co-Production Market

Press Quotes

A fascinating exploration of body and gender norms.

Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

Unforgettable imagery.

Peter Debruge, Variety

Mascaro’s film is an auspicious, original, and absorbing work that thrills with its look into this little-seen world and the dreamers that inhabit it.

Katie Walsh, Indiewire

Dismantles preconceived notions of the northeast and its inhabitants while allowing the region’s distinctiveness to come through.

Shari Kizirian, Keyframe

Astonishing.

Stephen Holden, The New York Times

Articles

Venice 2015: 'Neon Bull' review

John Bleasdale, Cine Vue

Venice Film Review: 'Neon Bull'

Peter Debruge, Variety

'Neon Bull' : Venice Review

Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

Marrakech Review: Gabriel Mascaro's Remarkable, Arresting 'Neon Bull'

Katie Walsh, Indiewire

Gabriel Mascaro’s NEON BULL elides the human-beast divide.

Shari Kizirian, Keyframe

Review: ‘Neon Bull,’ With Creatures Great and Small

Stephen Holden, The New York Times