A documentary about film producer Luiz Carlos Barreto, better known as Barretão. Narrated in first person, the film shows the artistic and political trajectory of this great “cultural agitator”, as he defines himself. A character whose biography is intertwined with the history of Brazilian cinema.
Born in Belo Horizonte, Marcelo Santiago graduated in film at UFF. He was an associate producer in Bossa Nova, by Bruno Barreto. He directed Sonhos e desejos (awarded at the Festival de Gramado 2006), Vampiro 40 graus (Fantasporto 2016), Rondon, o desbravador (honorable mention at the 8th LA Brazilian Film Festival 2015) and A mulher do meu marido.