Set within Rio's social elite, a teenage boy struggles to escape his overprotective parents as his family spirals into bankruptcy.
CAST & CREW
Fellipe Barbosa, Karen Sztajnberg
Director of Photography
Ana Paula Cardoso
Patrick Laplan, Victor Barreto
Evandro Lima, Waldir Xavier, Damião Lopes
Nina Galanternick, Karen Sztajnberg
Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti
Completed his MFA in film at Columbia University. Two of his shorts Death is Little and Salt Kiss were screened at the Sundance FF. Salt Kiss was also an official selection of the New York FF and won numerous awards, including Aspen, Austin, Guadalajara. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His screenplay Casa Grande went to the 2008 Sundance Screenwriter’s and Director’s Lab, won the Annenberg Grant and was a finalist of the Sundance/NHK Award. His feature documentary Laura won Best Documentary at the 2011 Hamptons FF, where it premiered, and then played at Hot Docs, Visions du Réel, Bafici, among others.
Death is Little (2005, short), Salt Kiss (2007, short), Laura (2011, doc.), Casa Grande (The Big House, 2014).