• The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão
  • The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão
  • The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

by Karim Aïnouz Gala Premieres

Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. The joyful and self-determined sisters Eurídice and Guida still have their whole lives ahead of them: while talented musician Eurídice is dreaming of training at the Vienna Conservatory, Guida follows her supposedly true love to Greece. The two inseparable women plan to stay in touch by intensely corresponding. However, the course of life, patriarchal society, and not least their own father, foresee a different fate. Years later, the two sisters – without knowledge of one another – once again reside in the same city. Brazilian master director Karim Aïnouz stages a colourful, bittersweet and sensual melodrama around two ‘invisible’ women’s lives.


  • Genre: Melodrama
  • Country, Year: Brazil, Germany, 2019
  • Runtime: 139 Min
  • Languages: Portuguese
  • Subtitles: German, French
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  • Director: Karim Aïnouz
  • Cast: Fernanda Montenegro, Carol Duarte, Júlia Stockler, António Fonseca, Gregório Duvivier, Marcio Vito
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  • Screenplay: Murilo Hauser, Inés Bortagaray, Karim Aïnouz
  • Cinematography: Hélène Louvart
  • Editor: Heike Parplies
  • Sound: Waldir Xavier, Rodrigo Maia Sacic
  • Music: Benedikt Schiefer
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  • Producer: Rodrigo Teixeira
  • Co-Producers: Michael Weber, Viola Fügen
  • Executive Producers: Camilo Cavalcanti, Mariana Coelho, Viviane Mendonça, Cécile Tollu-Polonowski, André Novis
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  • Production Companies: RT Features, Pola Pandora, Sony Pictures Releasing, Canal Brasil
  • World Sales: The Match Factory GmbH
  • Swiss Distribution: trigon-film
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