Journey to the End of the Night (film)

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Journey to the End of the Night
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Directed by Eric Eason
Produced by Richard Gladstein
James Acheson
Frank Demartini
Written by Eric Eason
Starring Brendan Fraser
Mos Def
Alice Braga
Scott Glenn
Catalina Sandino Moreno
Matheus Nachtergaele
Music by Elia Cmiral
Cinematography Ulrich Burtin
Edited by Kevin Greutert
Distributed by First Look International
Release date
Running time
98 minutes
Country Germany, United States, Brazil
Language English

Journey to the End of the Night is a 2006 independent film directed by Eric Eason starring Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Alice Braga and Catalina Sandino Moreno.


The film is set in a dark and decadent area of São Paulo, Brazil, where the exiled Americans Sinatra and his son Paul own a brothel. Paul is a compulsive gambler addicted to cocaine. Sinatra is married to a former prostitute named Angie, with whom he has a son. A Russian client is killed by his wife in their establishment, leaving behind a suitcase filled with drugs. On the night that they have scheduled a negotiation to sell the contents of the suitcase to African buyers, their go-between dies while having sex with a transvestite named Nazda. In desperation, Sinatra makes a deal with the Nigerian dishwasher of the brothel, Wemba. Wemba is to travel to the harbor of Santos, taking the place of the go-between, and make the sale to the drug dealers. In return Wemba would receive a large amount of money. Wemba accepts but while returning to his car in the harbor, he is attacked by two small-time thieves and is knocked unconscious. His lack of contact with Sinatra and Paul starts a chain-reaction of misunderstandings that lead to a tragic end.


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