The Year My Parents Went on Vacation

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: April 25, 2008 (limited)
DVD: August 12, 2008

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Cast: Michel Joelsas, Daniela Piepszyk, Germano Haiut


In 1970, Brazil and the world seem to have been turned upside-down, but 12-year-old Mauro's worries have nothing to do with the military regime which controls the country. His biggest dream is to see Brazil become three-time winner of the World Cup.

Suddenly, he is torn from his parents and taken to live in a "strange" and fun-filled community -- Bom Retiro, a district in São Paulo which is home to a large Jewish and Italian community, among others cultures. A moving story about overcoming your limits and solidarity.

Director: Cao Hamburger
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Fabiano Gullane, Caio Gullane, Cao Hamburger
Screenplay: Claudio Galperin, Bráulio Mantovani, Anna Muylaert, Cao Hamburger
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