Fiction

BOI NEON

Neon Bull
Gabriel Mascaro
Brasilien, Uruguay, NL 2015
101min
V'15

Iremar works at the “Vaquejadas”, a rodeo in the North East of Brazil where two men on horseback try to bring down a bull by grabbing its tail. It’s dusty and back-breaking work, but Iremar is a natural vaqueiro feeding, prepping and taking care of the bulls. Home is the truck used to transport the animals from show to show which he shares with his coworkers; Galega, an exotic dancer, truck driver and mother to her spirited and cheeky daughter Cacá, and Zé, his rotund compadre in the bull pen. Together they form a makeshift but close-knit family.
But Brazil and the Northeast are changing and the region’s booming clothing industry has stirred new ambitions in Iremar. Swinging in his hammock in the back of the truck, his head is filled with dreams of pattern cutting, sequins and exquisite fabrics as he mentally assembles his latest sexy fashion designs.

Credits
  • Juliano Cazarré - Iremar
  • Maeve Jinkings - Galega
  • Josinaldo Alves - Mário
  • Roberto Berindelli - Fazendeiro
  • Samya De lavor - Geise
  • Gabriel Mascaro
  • Mauricio d’Orey
  • Diego Garcia
  • Fernando Epstein
  • Eduardo Serrano
  • Nascinegro Otavio Santos
  • Livia de Melo
  • Flora Rebollo
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