Avanti Popolo (film)

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Avanti Popolo
Avanti Popolo 2012 Film Poster.jpg
Directed by Michael Wahrmann
Starring André Gatti
Carlos Reichenbach
Eduardo Valente
Cinematography Rodrigo Pastoriza
Edited by Ricardo Alves Jr.
Fellipe Barbosa
Dezenove Som e Imagem
FiGa Films
Sancho Filmes
Distributed by Vitrine Filmes
Release date(s)
  • November 17, 2012 (2012-11-17) (Italy)
  • January 27, 2013 (2013-01-27) (IFFR)
Running time 72 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

Avanti Popolo is a 2012 Brazilian drama film directed by Michael Wahrmann. It was selected for the Rotterdam and Rome festivals in 2013, awarded for best film at the CinemaXXI competition.[1]

The film mixes fiction and documentary, following the story of André Gatti, a researcher that rescues a Super 8 film captured by his brother in 1970, while in the resistance of dictatorship, trying to revive the memory of his father, which is waiting for his missing son for the last 30 years.[2]


  • André Gatti as André, the son
  • Carlos Reichenbach as The Father
  • Eduardo Valente as Taxi driver
  • Marcos Bertoni as Super 8mm technician
  • Paulo Rigazzi as Neighbour
  • Mariah da Penha as Lady in bus station
  • Júlio Martí as Missing son
  • Michael Wahrmann as Radio presentation
  • Estopinha as Baleia, the dog


  1. ^ "Avanti Popolo : Curiosidades". AdoroCinema. Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  2. ^ "Filme brasileiro Avanti Popolo vence mostra no Festival de Roma". Omelete.uol.com.br. Retrieved 2013-09-09. 

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