A Strange Path

  • Brazil| Portuguese| 83'| 2023| Colour
  • Original Title: ESTRANHO CAMINHO
  • Director: Guto Parente
  • Producer: Ticiana Augusto Lima
  • Screenplay: Guto Parente
  • DoP: Linga Acácio
  • Editor: Victor Costa Lopes, Guto Parente, Augusto Lima Sisters
  • Cast: Lucas Limeira, Carlos Francisco, Tarzia Firmino, Rita Cabaço, Renan Capivara, Ana Marlene


Tribeca Film Festival, 2023
San Sebastián International Film Festival, 2023
São Paulo International Film Festival, 2023

Award: Best International Feature, Nest Performance, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematographer - Tribeca Film Festival, 2023 Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenwriting - Rio De Janeiro International Film Festival

Synopsis: A young filmmaker returns to his hometown and attempts to reconnect with his father as the pandemic rapidly accelerates across Brazil. However, their relationship proves to get more complicated, with increasingly bizarre phenomena occurring as they get closer.

Directors Bio: Independent filmmaker Guto Parente educated in Film at Escola Pública do Audiovisual de Fortaleza. A member of Alumbramento, an artists' collective and production company in Ceará till 2016, he is now part of Tardo Filmes in Fortaleza. In the past Parente directed in collaboration with Pedro Diógenes, Luiz Pretti and Ricardo Pretti, films mainly in Brazil. Inferninho (2018), co-directed with Pedro Diógenes, and the independently made The Cannibal Club (2018), both premiered in Rotterdam.

Sales Agent: Lights On Films

Drama | Mystery | Family
India Premiere

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