Turbulence (2000 film)

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Turbulence RuyGuerra.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ruy Guerra
Produced by Bruno Stropianna
Written by Ruy Guerra
Based on Estorvo
by Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Starring Jorge Perugorría
Music by Egberto Gismonti
Cinematography Marcelo Durst
Edited by Mair Tavares
Sky Light Cinema
Distributed by Riofilme
Release dates
  • May 2000 (2000-05)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese

Turbulence (Portuguese: Estorvo) is a 2000 drama film directed by Ruy Guerra. A co-production between Brazil, Cuba, and Portugal, it was shot in Rio de Janeiro and Havana.[1]


  • Jorge Perugorría as I
  • Bianca Byington as Sister
  • Leonor Arocha as Ex-wife
  • Tonico Oliveira as Brother-in-law
  • Aurora Basnuevo as Indigenous woman
  • Candido Damm as Crazy man
  • Athayde Arcoverde as Red-haired man
  • José Antônio Rodriguez as Old man
  • Verônica Lynn as Mother
  • Xando Graça as Sheriff
  • Suzana Ribeiro as Sister's friend


It was entered into the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.[2] It won the Best Cinematography and Best Music awards at the 2000 Gramado Film Festival.[3] At the Viña del Mar Film Festival it won the Best Cinematography Award, while Guerra was awarded the best director at the Festival de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Estorvo" (in Portuguese). Cinemateca Brasileira. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Turbulence". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Gramado – Premiados" (in Portuguese). Gramado Film Festival. Archived from the original on 1 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Festival Año 2000" (in Spanish). Viña del Mar Film Festival. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Histórico del Palmarés Oficial: 1991-2002" (in Spanish). Festival de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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