Jean Charles (film)
|Directed by||Henrique Goldman|
|Produced by||Henrique Goldman
Stephen Frears (Executive)
Rebecca O'Brien (Executive)
|Written by||Henrique Goldman
|Music by||Nitin Sawhney|
|Edited by||Kerry Kohler|
UK Film Council
|Distributed by||Imagem Filmes (Brazil)|
Jean Charles is a 2009 British-Brazilian feature film depicting the life of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian immigrant wrongly shot dead by the Metropolitan Police at Stockwell tube station in London on July 22, 2005, after being mistaken for a terrorist.
The film was directed by Henrique Goldman and received its international premiere at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Selton Mello stars as Jean Charles with many of the other roles played by the actual friends and family of Jean Charles de Menezes. Award winning director Stephen Frears was an executive producer for the film.
- Selton Mello as Jean Charles
- Vanessa Giácomo as Vivian
- Luís Miranda as Alex
- Patricia Armani as Patricia
- Maurício Varlotta as Maurício
- Sidney Magal as himself
- Daniel de Oliveira as Marcelo
- Marcelo Soares as Chuliquinha
- Rogério Dionísio as Bisley
Julian Harries as English Man
- Bamigboye, Baz (12 September 2008). "BAZ BAMIGBOYE on Jean Charles de Menezes, Anne Hathaway, Danny Boyle and much more". Daily Mail (Associated Newspapers Ltd). Retrieved 2009-10-31.
- "Jean Charles vê o drama de brasileiros no exterior". Gazeta Do Povo (in Portuguese). 26 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-31.
- Cooper, Sarah (3 July 2009). "De Menezes film sees strong opening in Brazil". Screen International (EMAP Media). Retrieved 2009-10-31.
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