Cao Guimarães, Marcelo Gomes

Brazil 95 min Fiction


Juvenal is a train driver at the metro in Belo Horizonte; Margô controls train traffic. Both live in a state of deep solitude – each in their own way. This film is a reflection about different forms of loneliness and friendship in the Brazilian urban universe.

* Spanish première


Cao Guimarãés

Cao Guimarães is a filmmaker and visual artist. He directed several short films and eight feature films, amongst which are the awarded. His films were exhibited in Locarno, Venice, Sundance, Cannes, Rotterdam, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro film festivals, among others. His pieces are part of international art collections such as MOMA, Tate Modern, Guggenheim, etc.

Filmography: O Homem das Multidões (2013), Ex- Isto (2010), Andarilho (2007), Acidente (2006), A Alma do Osso (2004), O Fim do Sem-Fim (2000)

Cao Guimarãés

Marcelo Gomes

Marcelo Gomes is a scriptwriter and director. His first feature film, Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus, was released in, Un Certain Regard in 2005. With the codirection of Karim Ainouz, he released in 2009 the filmViajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque Te Amo, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. He also directed, with Karim Ainouz, a video installation for the 26th International Art Biennial of São Paulo in 2004. In 2012 he presented his third feature film Era Uma Vez Eu, Verônica, which won the best film prize Brasília and Amazonas film festivals.

Filmography: O Homem das Multidões (2013), Era Uma Vez Eu, Verônica (2012), Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque te Amo (2009), Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus (2005).

Marcelo Gomes

Film information

Original Title: The Man of the Crowd
Director: Cao Guimarães, Marcelo Gomes
Script: Cao Guimarães, Marcelo Gomes
Contact: FiGa Films
With: Paulo André, Silvia Lourenço
Country: Brazil
Year: 2013
Format: DCP
Length: 95 min
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish, English
Edition: 2014