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Casa Grande

A masterful portrait of racial bias and social inequality in Rio. Jean falls for Luiza, who shows him the harsh reality outside his privileged world

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Casa Grande

The Ballad Of Poor Jean Drama

A masterful portrait of racial bias and social inequality in Rio, Casa Grande focuses on Jean, the son of a upper class family who is facing bankruptcy. He falls for Luiza, a Mestizo, who shows him the harsh reality outside of his privileged world.

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  • Fellipe Barbosa
  • Marcello Novaes
    Suzana Pires
    Thales Cavalcanti
    Clarissa Pinheiro
    Bruna Amaya
    Alice Melo
    MarÃlia Coelho
  • Brazil
  • Portuguese
    French
  • 2014

Accolades

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize, 2016

10 Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress & Actor

Janela Do Recife International Film Fesitival, 2014

Best Film Nominee

Munich Film Festival, 2014

Best Film by an Emerging Director Nominee

Rotterdam International Film Festival, 2014

Tiger Award Nominee

Taipei Film Festival, 2014

International New Talent Competition – Grand Prize Nominee

Critics

Variety

"Fellipe Barbosa's strongly acted debut is a well-observed study of a wealthy Brazilian family's breakdown."

The Hollywood Reporter

"A confident and quietly promising feature debut."