Son of Ox

Original title: Filho de Boi
90′ / Fiction / 2019 / Brazil

Production Company: Plano 3 Filmes
Director: Haroldo Borges, Ernesto Molinero
Producer: Paula Gomes
Cinematography: Remo Albornoz
Art Director: Marcos Bautista
Sound: Pedro Garcia, Vitor Coroa
Editing: Juliano Castro, Andrea Kleiman

Synopsis: João is a lonely 13 year-old boy living in the outback. With no friends, no mother, and no bond with his father, he is scorned as ‘Son of Ox’ and desperately wants to escape. One day a small circus arrives in town and the leader Shaggy announces João as the new clown. Will he find a chance to overcome his fears and a possibility to fit in?

Audience Award at Málaga Film Festival – Spain, 2020
Sao Paulo International Film Festival – Brazil, 2020
Guadalajara Film Festival – Mexico, 2020
IberoDocs: Documentary Film Festival – Scotland, 2019
Busan International Film Festival – South Korea, 2019