Lupicínio Rodrigues: Confissões de um Sofredor (Lupicínio Rodrigues: Confessions of a Sufferer)

In 2019, the family Lupicínio Rodrigues, decided to research their family tree. Featuring previously unseen images and rare interviews, and moving interpretations sung by João Gilberto and Caetano Veloso, the documentary takes a deep dive into Brazilian music as seen through the life of one of the country’s most enigmatic artists. An artist defending a bohemian lifestyle as a basis for artistic creativity faces the challenges of a changing music industry and a military dictatorship.

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Lupicínio Rodrigues: Confissões de um Sofredor (Lupicínio Rodrigues: Confessions of a Sufferer) (2022)

Feature (99mins) Documentary

Region:

Brazil

Language:

Portugese

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Marcia Paraiso | Sandra Narcizo | Helio Levcovitz

Director(s):

Alfredo Manevy

Writer(s):

Alfredo Manevy | Marcia Paraiso | Armando Almeida

Showtimes:

Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

T+T Premiere, Caribbean Premiere


Alfredo Manevy

Alfredo Manevy

Born in Brazil, in 1977. After earning a film degree from the University of São Paulo he started his career as an assistant director, produced shorts and worked for several years as film critic and film researcher, with postdoctoral stage at Babelsberg University, Germany. He coordinated a twenty film theaters circuit in São Paulo outskirts focused on the inclusion of unprivileged people. “Lupicínio Rodrigues—Confessions of a Sufferer” is his first feature film.

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