• Brazil, Portugal| 2023| Portuguese| 101'| Colour
  • Director: Carolina Markowicz
  • Producer: Karen Castanho Vega, Luís Urbano, Bianca Villar, Fernando Fraiha, Sandro Aguilar, Carolina Markowicz
  • Screenplay: Carolina Markowicz
  • DoP: Luis Armando Arteaga
  • Editor: Lautaro Colace & Ricardo Saraiva
  • Cast: Maeve Jinkings, Kauan Alvarenga, Thomás Aquino, Aline Marta Maia, Isac Graça

Award: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction - Rio de Janeiro, 2023

Synopsis: Suellen, a toll booth attendant, realizes she can use her job to help a gang of thieves steal watches from the wealthy people driving between São Paulo and the coast. But this is only for a noble cause: to send her son to an expensive gay conversion workshop led by a renowned foreign priest.

Directors Bio: Carolina Markowicz has written and directed 6 short films. These toured more than 300 festivals and received many awards. The Orphan premiered in Cannes Director’s Fortnight 2018 and won the Queer Palm. Her debut feature, Charcoal, competed at Toronto and had its European Premiere at San Sebastian 2022. Carolina is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2021.

Sales Agent: Luxbox

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