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Regia/Director Fernanda Faya
Fotografia/Photography Julia Zakia
Montaggio/Editing Yuri Amaral
Produzione/Production Fox the Fox productions, Grand angle productions, CBA (Centre de l’Audiovisuel à Bruxelles)
Brasile 2023, 72′ portoghese con sottotitoli in inglese e italiano / Brazil 2023, 72′ Portuguese with English and Italian subtitles

Neirud died shrouded in mystery, leaving behind no trace of her past. Confronting family secrets, the filmmaker pieces together the life of her enigmatic aunt, who toured Brazil as a wrestler in an underground all-female circus troupe throughout the 60s and 80s. As she investigates Neirud’s controversial ring persona, Gorilla Woman, the filmmaker uncovers a taboo-breaking love story, revealing the surprising nature of Neirud’s role in her own family.

friday july 5
h. 21.00
Chiostro Sant’Anna