A film by Petrus Cariry
In an isolated fishing village, during an undefined time, Esmerina is married to a fisherman and has 26 children. The oldest son secretly desires to leave to see the world beyond the sea. The daily routine of this family is suddenly altered when a mysterious boat runs aground on the beach entering Ana, a girl who survived the shipwreck.
Born in Brazil in 1977, Petrus Cariry directed his first feature film in 2007. The awarded “The Grain” was the first one of the trilogy of death, followed by “Mother and Daughter” (2011) and “Clarisse or something about us” (2015). Together, these movies won more than 80 awards in national and international film festivals. “The Boat” (2017) is his new feature film release after the trilogy of death.
Rômulo Braga, Samya de Lavor, Everaldo Pontes, Verônica Cavalcanti and Nanego Lira
Screenplay: Rosemberg Cariry, Firmino Holanda and Petrus Cariry
Cinematographer: Petrus Cariry
Editing: Petrus Cariry, Firmino Holanda
Sound: Érico Paiva
Soundtrack: João Victor Barroso
Production Designer: Sergio Silveira
Executive Producer: Barbara Cariry
Production Company: Iluminura Filmes
Original Title: O Barco