Jean Charles (film)

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Jean Charles
Jean Charles Film Poster.jpg
Directed by Henrique Goldman
Produced by Henrique Goldman
Luke Schiller
Carlos Nader
Stephen Frears (Executive)
Rebecca O'Brien (Executive)
Written by Henrique Goldman
Marcelo Starobinas
Starring Selton Mello
Vanessa Giácomo
Music by Nitin Sawhney
Cinematography Guillermo Escalon
Edited by Kerry Kohler
UK Film Council
Mango Films
Distributed by Imagem Filmes (Brazil)
Release date
  • 26 June 2009 (2009-06-26) (Brazil)
Running time
93 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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 22 July 2005, after being mistaken for a terrorist.[1]

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.[2]



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