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
Genres: Drama, Culture
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Neon Bull

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Aline Santana
Maeve Jinkings
Carlos Pessoa
Juliano Cazarre

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Directed by Gabriel Mascaro


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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.

"Astonishing." -New York Times Critics' Pick

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

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

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

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