Mutum

On April 25, 2014

mutumget-it-now11Director: Sandra Kogut

Writers: Ana Luiza Martins Costa, Sandra KogutJoão Guimarães Rosa

Actors: Thiago da Silva Mariz, Walison Felipe Leal Barroso, João Miguel, Izadora Fernandes.

Production Co.: Tambellini Filmes, Gloria Films

Country: Brazil

Year: 2007

Language: In Portuguese ; optional English, French, Spanish subtitles.

Format: DVD

Summary: “Mutum means mute. Mutum is a black bird that sings at night. It’s also the name of a remote place in the Brazilian hinterland, where Thiago lives with his family. 10-year-old Thiago is different from the other kids. We only see the hazy world of adulthood through his eyes – a world of betrayal, violence and silence. With his brother and only friend Felipe, Thiago has to face up to a world he will eventually leave… ” An adaptation of the novella Campo Geral (1956), by João Guimarães Rosa. (Mutum homepage)

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