On a remote beach on the Brazilian coast, grandmother and granddaughter meet the extraordinary that inhabits the high seas.
RICARDO ALVES JR. (born August 08, 1982) is a Brazilian filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and theater director. He has graduated from Universidad del Cine, in Buenos Aires, and since 2006 works with Cinema, being the founding partner of the company ENTREFILMES. His films were selected to major film festivals around the world, such as Cannes's La Semaine de la Critique, Berlinale, Locarno, Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Oberhausen, IndieLisboa and many others. His works were exhibited in important museums, like Centre Pompidou and Reina Sofia, and in 2013 he had a retrospective of his films at the French Cinematheque, in Paris. His first feature film, Elon Doesn't Believe in Death, from 2016, was screened in festivals like IFFR, Cartagena, Macao, BAFICI and FICUNAM. More recently, Ricardo directed Vitória (Rotterdam 2020), the medium-length Vaga Carne, with Grace Passô (Berlinale - Forum Expanded 2020), and Russa, with João Salaviza (Berlinale - Short Film Competition 2018).
Ricardo Alves Jr