By Homero Olivetto
In the drought-devastated Brazilian backlands a band of outlaw bikers led by Pai Nosso, a religious fanatic, is in search of a miracle: the rain-bringing, Golden Saint. One of the bikers is called Ara, an orphan of the drought who was adopted by the gang when he was a child. Ara’s faith is shaken when the group steals the Golden Saint from a violent and powerful local landowner and Pai Nosso is killed. Ara becomes the gang’s leader and in his desperate attempts to make it rain he is faced with difficult choices in the name of his shaken faith. He is now a man who has lost his faith, in search of a miracle.
Tallinn Black Nights IFF (Special Jury Prize – First Feature competition), Chennai IFF, Santa Barbara FF, Titanic IFF, Brussels IF of Fantasy Film, Chicago Latino FF
“a bold, absorbing and edgy film that opens new horizons in Brazilian cinema” – The Film Prospector
Director,Writer: Homero Olivetto / Cinematorgrapher: Marcelo Corpanni / Editor: Manga Campion, Marcio Canella / Sound: Paulo Nunes / Music: Instituto / Art Director: Valdy Lopes / Producer: Kiki Lavigle, Bianca Villar, Karen Castahno, Fernando Fraiha / Production Company: Ouro 21 Produção de Filmes, Biônica Filmes
Cauã Reymond / Humberto Martins / Sophie Charlotte / Luisa Arraes / Julio Andrade / Silvia Buarque / Jesuíta Barbosa / Jonathan Azevedo
Original Title: REZA A LENDA / 2K / available for screenings in DCP 24fps / color / 1:2.35 / 85 min / 5.1 Dolby Digital / original language: Portuguese with English subtitles / Ouro 21 Produção de Filmes, Biônica Filmes 2016