A young Syrian lives within the Tempelhof Airport, one of the most iconic constructions of the Nazi regime, while he waits the authorities to decide on his request for asylum. The film is a look at contemporary Berlin and follows the lead character’s ambivalent feelings towards the non-place he occupies.
Born in Ceará, he was the co-screenwriter of films such as Behind The Sun (2001), Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005) and Lower City (2005). His feature film directorial debut, Madame Satã (2002), screened at the Cannes Festival. Later, others came such as Love for Sale (2006) and I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You (2009), both premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and Future Beach (2014).