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BRAZIL, Uruguay, Chile, Denmark | 100 minutes | 2018

In a sci-fi Brazil that is still officially secular, nearly every level of society has been evangelized. Joana is a deeply religious civil servant, devout yet sensual, who is tormented by her inability to have children. She longs for a sign from above, but when it arrives, she will have to choose between calling her beliefs into question and further embracing her love of God. Divine Love uses a near-future setting to offer up an allegory on present-day totalitarian abuses while cultivating a perplexing ambiguity. Under its colourful surface lurks a disturbing and critical message.

In collaboration with Festival du Film Brésilien de Montréal

"... gorgeously shot and produced, impressively acted (...) Mascaro is one of the most audacious and gifted filmmakers of his generation." The Hollywood Reporter

Innovation prize Daniel Langlois - Festival du nouveau cinéma

Sundance Film Festival

Berlin Film Festival

Best feature film - Guadalajara Film Festival

Programs

Saturday October 12, 2019

Program #65
17:05
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Program #155
21:20
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Thursday October 17, 2019

Program #202
21:20
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Gabriel Mascaro

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Boi Neon (Neon Bull) 2015, Brazil / Uruguay / Netherlands, 101’, Fiction, HD
71st Venice Film Festival, Special Jury Prize / Special Mention of the Jury, Toronto International Film Festival / 5 awards at the Festival do Rio

Ventos de Agosto (August Winds) 2014, Brazil, 85’, fiction, HD
67th Festival del Film Locarno, Special Mention

Doméstica (Housemaids) 2012, Brazil, 75’ documentary, HD
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, 2012

A Onda Traz o Vento Leva (Ebb & Flow) 2012, Brazil/Spain, 25’, documentary, HD
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, 2012, Oberhausen,
Jury Prize

Avenida Brasilia Teimosa (Defiant Brasilia) 2010, Brazil, 85’, documentary, HD
39th International Film Festival Rotterdam

As Aventuras de Paulo Bruscky (The Adventures of Paulo Bruscky)
2010, Brazil, 20’, machinima documentary, HD

É Tudo Verdade
Um Lugar ao Sol (High-Rise) 2009, Brazil, 70’, documentary, HD
BAFICI – Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente,
Special Mention

KFZ-1348 2008, Brazil, 85’, documentary, 35mm
São Paulo International Film Festival, Special Jury Prize

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Gabriel Mascaro
  • Producer Rachel Daisy Ellis
  • Cast Emilio De Mello, Julio Machado, Dira Paes

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