FEATURE FILM
MALÊS
PRODUCTION CO. Tambellini Filmes
COPRODUCED BY Gangazumba Produções
TOWN Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Luanda
DIRECTED BY Antônio Pitanga
CODIRECTED BY Walter Carvalho
CAST Patricia Pillar, Camila Pitanga, Lazaro Ramos, Seu Jorge,Tais Araujo and João Miguel
SYNOPSIS
Kalima and Dassalau are young groom and bride muslins of the aristocracy of the Òyó Reign, in the Africa of 1833. At the wedding, they are captured, separated and sold as slaves in Brazil. Arriving in Bahia, they discover the secret “malê society”: organized and insurgent, consists of slaves that worship Allah. The couple is reunited again to take part ah the malê revolution of 1835.

Based in real facts, the movie puts fictional characters into real characters – in a research about the intimacy of this rebellion of enormous proportions back in the day, and of great importance for the definitive story of black people in Brazil.

DISTRIBUTION COMPANY Em negociação
PRODUCTION STATUS Em captação
ACCREDITED BUDGET R$ 12.348.483,80