Neon Bull

Wild, sensual and utterly transporting, Brazilian writer-director Gabriel Mascaro's second fiction feature unfolds within the world of the vaquejada, a traditional exhibition... Read more

Neon Bull

Directed by Gabriel Mascaro

Year: 2015
Running Time: 101
Color Type: Color
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese
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Neon Bull

Cast
Aline Santana
Maeve Jinkings
Carlos Pessoa
Juliano Cazarre

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Directed by Gabriel Mascaro


Wild, sensual and utterly transporting, Brazilian writer-director Gabriel Mascaro's second fiction feature unfolds within the world of the vaquejada, a traditional exhibition sport in which cowboys try to pull bulls to the ground by their tails. Neon Bull explores the vaquejada through the eyes of Iremar (Juliano Cazarre), a handsome cowboy who works the events. While he's not afraid to get his hands dirty, Iremar's real dream is to design exotic outfits for dancers. Synopsis courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Reviews

"Astonishing." -New York Times Critics' Pick

"Stately, earthy, graphic, riveting." -The Village Voice

"Auspicious, original, and absorbing." -The Playlist



Awards

  • Winner of the Horizons (Orizzonti) Special Jury Prize at the 2015 Venice Film Festival

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Nickelodeon Theatre Columbia 1475640000October 5, 2016
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Union Theatre) Milwaukee 1473998400September 16, 2016
Media Arts Center San Diego / Digital Gym San Diego 1468555200July 15 - July 21, 2016
Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit 14685552007/15-17, 7/23-24
Dragonfly Cinema Port Orchard 1468555200July 15 - July 19, 2016


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