The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

A Vida Invisível de Eurídice Gusmão

Two inseparable sisters, in the 1950s Rio de Janeiro, are forced to part ways. Guida has no choice but to raise her out of marriage child on her own, while Eurídice is forced to abandon her passion for the piano and settle for a loveless marriage. A shrewd evocation of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, but, most importantly, a declaration of profound respect for the resilience of women. A tribute to the countless women who were deprived of the freedom to wield their body and mind according to their own desires, victimized by the suffocating rules of patriarchy.

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Direction: Karim Aïnouz
Script: Murilo Hauser, Inés Bortagaray, Karim Aïnouz, Martha Batalha
Cinematography: Hélène Louvart
Editing: Heike Parplies
Sound: Waldir Xavier
Music: Benedikt Schiefer
Actors: Carol Duarte, Julia Stockler, Gregorio Duvivier, Barbara Santos, Flavia Gusmão, Maria Manoella Antonio Fonseca, Cristina Pereira Gillray Coutinho Fernanda Montenegro
Production: RT Features, Pola Pandora, Sony Pictures, Canal Brasil, Naymar
Producer/Producers: Rodrigo Teixeira, Michael Weber, Viola Fugen
Costumes: Marina Franco
Executive producer: Camilo Cavalcanti, Mariana Coelho, Viviane Mendonca, Cecile Tollu-Polonowski, André Novis
Make Up: Rosemary Paiva
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Brazil, Germany
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 139΄
Distribution in Greece: Ama films
World Sales: The Match Factory, info@matchfactory.de
Awards/Distinctions: Un Certain Regard Award – Cannes 2019, CineCoPro Award – Munich FF 2019

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