Araby (2017)

drama | NR | 1hr 38min

Opening at GFC: 08/10/2018

World Cinema

Upcoming Showtimes:
August 16th 2018


Andre, a teenager, lives in an industrial town in Brazil near an old aluminum factory. One day, a factory worker, Cristiano, suffers an accident. Asked to go to Cristiano’s house to pick up clothes and documents, Andre stumbles on a notebook, and it’s here that Araby begins — or, rather, transforms. As Andre reads from the journal entries, we are plunged into Cristiano’s life, into stories of his wanderings, adventures, and loves. Beautifully written and filmed, Araby is a fable-like road movie about a young man who sets off on a ten-year journey in search of a better life.

This film is in Portuguese language with English subtitles on screen.


Aristides de SousaMurilo CaliariGláucia Vandeveld

Directed By:

João DumansAffonso Uchoa

Written By:
João Dumans (co-writer), Affonso Uchoa (co-writer)

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