Blue Eyes

Duration: 110'

Production date: 2010

 

CAST:

 

David Rasche as Marshall

Cristina Lago as Bia

Irandhir Santos as Nonato

Erica Gimpel as Sandra

Frank Grillo as Bob

Valeria Lorca as Assumpta

Pablo Uranga as Martin

Branca Messina as Calypso

Hector Bordoni as Augustín

 

CREW:

 

Director: José Joffily

Screenplay: Paulo Halm e Melanie Dimantas

Executive Production: Heloísa Rezende

Cinematography: Nonato Estrela

Production Deisgn: Cláudio Amaral Peixoto

Costume Design: Ellen Millet

Editor: Pedro Bronz

Sound Design: François Wolf

Soundtrack: Jaques Morelenbaum

 

FESTIVAL AND AWARDS:

 

*Paulínia Film Festival 2009: Best Film, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Design;

 

*Brazilian Cinema Grand Award: Best Original Track;

 

*Hors Concours Session in Rio's Film Festival 2010;

 

*Miami's Brazilian Cinema Festival 2010: Best Actor, Best Cinematography;

 

*Chicago Latino Film Festival - closing session.

 

 

Before his compulsory retirement, on his last day of work, Marshall, JFK airport's chief Immigration officer, detains a group of Latin Americans and expose them to a series of humiliating situations. Blinded by prejudice, Marshall ends up causing the death of a young Brazilian. After a period in prison, Marshall goes to Brazil, deadly ill and in a desperate search in order to purge his guilt. In his quest, he is guided by Bia, a young prostitute.