Magazine article Screen International

Mundial Swoops on Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Pair

Magazine article Screen International

Mundial Swoops on Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Pair

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Don't Swallow My Heart Alligator Girl! marks the solo directorial debut of Brazil's Felipe Bragança and premieres in World Cinema Dramatic Competition on Sunday ahead of its European premiere in Berlin next month.

Cauã Reymond, Eduardo Macedo, Adeli Gonzales and Zahy Guajajara star in the story of a Brazilian boy who must fight for the love of a Paraguayan girl as war brews between rival gangs on opposite sides of the border.

Producers on the Brazil-Netherlands-France-Paraguay drama are Marina Meliande, Marcos Prado, Dijana Olcay-Hot, Yohann Cornu and Raymond van der Kaaij on behalf of Revolver.

Bragança previously co-directed A Alegria (The Joy) with Meliande, which screened in Cannes Directors Fortnight in 2010.

Mexican filmmaker Ernesto Contreras wrote and directed I Dream In Another Language (Sueño En Otro Idioma), the Mexico-Netherlands co-production that first screens in World Cinema Dramatic Competition on Monday. …

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