Get to know the productions prior to 2011, which are linked to the trajectory of the partners, before the official foundation of Prana Filmes.
Sissi, a young woman whose father is a widower and unemployed, struggles to support her family and dreams of sharing an apartment with her boyfriend, a soccer player. Martina lives in a more stable financial situation, but struggles to be desired again by his husband, or by the first one that appears. Giane has changed […]
Cátia, a successful economist, needs to rethink her life when her boyfriend Veronese, a controversial filmmaker, suffers a heart attack, leaving behind a dark past, a photo shop, some short films and a lot of screenplays on his computer.
Episode of the series “Brava Gente”, produced by TV Globo. An indebted family tries to sell its decadent farm to a movie producer, who plans to film an adaptation of Monteiro Lobato’s “The Buyer of Farms” and needs a proper place to do it. Trying to deceive the producer, the family disguises the poor conditions […]
Júlio and Márcia decided that fidelity would not be the basis of their marriage. Nothing of the crimes of passion, irrational quarrels, nor divorces. The couple wanted only to live, to love, to raise their daughter Guida and to remain free. He is a journalist, she is a lawyer. At first idealistic, they end up […]
At the May 30 Settlement in Charqueadas, Rio Grande do Sul, 40 families settled in 1990 show that it’s possible to resist, produce and live collectively on land. Just an example of how Brazilian land can be generous when men and women work for the future of all.
Two obese movie goers have a life together, until a diet – and a tragedy – separates them. Filmed in 16mm, this short film is the result of Oficinema, a film workshop made by Luciana Tomasi and Jaime Lerner at the Goethe Institute in 1993.
In Brazil, the copies of films could be exhibited for five years, then they were destroyed. A factory in São Paulo used this copies as raw material for making brooms. After 25 years away from public life, Jânio Quadros was elected, again, mayor of São Paulo. 1989 was a decisive year for Brazil: the first […]
A typical criminal. A typical taxi driver. A typical route through the night of Porto Alegre, from the bus station to a deserted street. But at the time of the crime, the driver doesn’t react as he should. Meanwhile, on TV, Brazilian Minister of Justice make a speech against violence.
Three days into the life of a college class in 1972. Nando dates Soninha, but she seems interested in everyone around her. Big Roberto presents the prom night. Teco is interested in Rita. Dudu edits a gossipy newspaper. Pedro is the goalkeeper of the class team and is in love with the teacher. How long […]