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A Feature film by Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas

Produced by Haut et Court

Release in France : 05/01/2000


    Rio de Janeiro, 31 December, 1999. To win his freedom, Joao must kill a man before midnight. But his victim happens to be his best friend… Meanwhile, Maria, a young woman distraught over the end of a love affair, decides to kill herself. Fate will do the rest… at midnight on the roof of a building towering over Copacabana beach.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Haut et Court

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Celluloid Dreams

    Co-production :

    Videofilmes Distribuidora

    French distribution :

    Haut et Court

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    Full credits (8)

    Executive producers :

    Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo

    Director of Photography :

    Walter Carvalho

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnoux

    Music Composers :

    Antonio Pinto, Eduardo Bid, Nana Vasconcelos

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Brazil, France

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (Brazil, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 20 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD