Film “A Vida invisível de Eurídice Gusmão” Wins’ Award in Cannes

A film by Karim Aïnouz is the first Brazilian film to win the most significant award of the competition parallel to the official festival. Fernanda Montenegro and Carol Duarte cast in the movie.

By Arkady Petrov, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian film "A Vida invisível de Eurídice Gusmão" was the winner of the "Un Certain Regard" award at Cannes Festival, this Friday, 24th. This gives Brazil its first award in the main event's parallel competition.

Directed by Karim Aïnouz from Ceará, it tells the story of two Carioca sisters in the 1950s, whose dreams are buried by the weight of a male-dominated society.

Fernanda Montenegro and Carol Duarte share the role of Eurídice. The film is scheduled to be released in November in Brazil . . .

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