Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo (I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You)

  • Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo (I Travel Because [...]
© Courtesy 3 Continents 2013, Nantes
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2009
Format : Feature
Running time : 75 (in minutes)

Driving into the sertão (backlands) of Brazil's Nordeste, a geologist recounts his work and a love story. With his digital and Super 8 cameras, he crosses the territory and meets those who live there.

A film by Karim AÏNOUZ & Marcelo GOMES

Brazil, 2009, Feature, Drama, Colour, 1h15′, Portuguese, Super 8 / HD

In this true-false documentary, which invents a single alter ego, "José Renato", Marcelo Gomes and Karim Aïnouz propose an anthropological glimpse of Brazil. The travelogue is inseparable from the diary, the road movie from the essay (sometimes reminiscent of Chris Marker's Sunless), in a melancholy and hypnotic progression.

M.M. (Festival des 3 Continents 2013)


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