Ó paí, ó

Ó PAÍ, Ó

It’s the first day of Bahia’s Carnival and the dwellers of a lively slum tenement, in Pelourinho, are struggling with the news that the inhumane landlady of the pitiful building had shut down the water, to spoil everybody’s party time. ” Ó paí, Ó!, as the title indicates in Bahia’s “dialect (“look at that, look), moves the lenses towards the private space of a slum tenement, out of where icon-characters from Bahiaís cultural industry are going to pop up.

The movie abrades the surface of Pelourinho’s urbanistic rearrangement that violated black territorialities, vain attempt of culturally whitening and deafricating Salvador’s public spaces.

Original title:: Ó PAÍ, Ó

Director: Monique Gardenberg

Cast:

Lázaro Ramos

Dira Paes

Wagner Moura

Stênio Garcia

Luciana Souza

Emanuelle Araújo

Log line: The Brazilian Hit of Bahia! 500.000 admissions in Brazil.

Storyline:

It’s the first day of Bahia’s Carnival and the dwellers of a lively slum tenement, in Pelourinho, are struggling with the news that the inhumane landlady of the pitiful building had shut down the water, to spoil everybody’s party time. ” Ó paí, Ó!, as the title indicates in Bahia’s “dialect (“look at that, look), moves the lenses towards the private space of a slum tenement, out of where icon-characters from Bahiaís cultural industry are going to pop up.

The movie abrades the surface of Pelourinho’s urbanistic rearrangement that violated black territorialities, vain attempt of culturally whitening and deafricating Salvador’s public spaces.

Country: BRAZIL

Release Date: 2007

Language: Portuguese

Runtime: 98 min.

Crew:

Screenplay: Monique Gardenberg, based on a novel by Márcio Meirelles

Production companies: Dueto Filmes, Globo Filmes

Producers: Sara Silveira, Paula Lavigne, Augusto Casé

D.O.P.: Dudu Miranda

Art Director: Vera Hamburger

Editor: Giba Assis Brasil, João Paulo Carvalho

Sound: Guilherme Ayrosa

Music: Davi Moraes, Caetano Veloso

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